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News Advisory and Photo Opportunity: Antique Truck Show Slated for Hawkins Point Visitors Center

September 9, 2005

An antique truck show featuring a wide variety of vintage passenger and working trucks will be on display at the Hawkins Point Visitors Center at the St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project on, Sunday September 18, 2005. 

During the show, you will be able to look, see, feel and touch the various models. All truck owners will be available to answer questions and provide insight on this interesting aspect of automobile collecting. 

Before or after visiting the truck show, you will be able to view the wide array of interactive exhibits, at the newly constructed $5 million Visitors Center, on the themes of Water Power and the St. Lawrence facility, Basics of Electricity and Uses of Electricity.

The Visitors Center also features panoramic views of the power dam from Hawkins Point.

             EVENT:                       Antique Truck Show

             DATE:                         Sunday, September 18, rain or shine

             TIME:                          12 noon 4 p.m.
                                               (Visitors Center will be open normal business hours 9 a.m.
                                               -5 p.m.)

             ADMISSION:                Free admission to the antique truck show. 
                                                Visitors Center is always free.

DIRECTIONS:From Massena: Take State Route 37 east to Route 131 (across from St. Lawrence Centre Mall), turn left and proceed through the Eisenhower Lock tunnel. Then take the second right onto Robinson Bay Road and continue for two miles. Turn left onto Hawkins Point Road and follow the entrance road to the visitors center.

CONTACT: Carol Simpson, Community Relations, regional manager, NYPA, at (315) 764-0226, ext. 304, or (800) 262-NYPA, if calling from New York State.