Most visitors use this city as a base for kayaking, canoeing, and biking, or come to view the colossal hydroelectric dam complex that powers local industry. It’s certainly impressive, but the industry it has powered has not made Baie-Comeau beautiful. It all began when paper mills for the Chicago Tribune were built here in the early 1900s. Today, aluminum processing is big business, too. Boxy architecture characterizes downtown, and factories and industrial areas rise in the distance.
When there was every reason in the world to stay away and see the ruins, one woman traveled to Greece to get to work.More