Antique Truck Show Set
For NYPA Facility
315-764-0226, ext. 300
September 13, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENA―The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will
help to put a cap on summer fun when it plays host to an antique
truck show on Sunday, Sept. 17 at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D.
Roosevelt Power Projectís admission-free Hawkins Point Visitors
Center. The trucks will be on display from noon to 4 p.m., with
ample parking available for visitors.
Truck owners will be available to answer questions and provide
information abut their vehicles. The first 50 trucks at the event
will receive dashboard plaques.
The visitors center, featuring a wide range of
interactive exhibits on subjects such as Water Power and the St.
Lawrence-FDR Project, Basics of Electricity and Uses of Electricity,
will be open on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors will also be
able to enjoy panoramic views of the power dam from Hawkins Point.
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.
■ NYPA uses no tax money or state credit.
It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues
earned in large part through sales of electricity. ■ NYPA is a
leader in promoting energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and
electric transportation initiatives. ■ It is the nationís
largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities
in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of