Stock Photo: Generating Station. Malburg Generating Station, Vernon Power Plant. Vernon, just south of downtown Los Angeles, is an incorporated city made up almost entirely of factories, warehouses and other industries that are serviced by the many railroads that run through and near to it. It currently has a population of 91 but has an estimated 54,000 workers employed by Vernon?s industries. Toxic emissions and pollution from Vernon affects neighboring communities such as Huntington Park, a town that has b