Antique Road, Auto Shows Planned
for NYPA Project
March 22, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—The New York Power Authority (NYPA)
will hold its first Antique Road Show—“Merchandise of the Past”—on
Sunday, July 15 on the grounds of the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage
Power Project’s visitors center.
The admission-free program, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
will also feature an Antique Auto Show and Flea Market presented by
the Schoharie Valley Region of the Antique Automobile Club of
Antique vendors and show car exhibitors may make
arrangements now to participate. Vendor space is limited.
Vendors interested in selling their merchandise of
the past should contact the NYPA visitors center at 1-800-724-0309.
Appraisers will be on hand at the Antique Road Show to determine how
much antiques and other items are worth.
Show car registration is $3 in advance and $5 on
the day of the event. To preregister show cars, make check payable
to SVRAACA and send to P.O. Box 411, Cobleskill, N.Y. 12043.
Vendors interested in exhibit space at the Flea Market should call
Henry Dorege, evenings at 518-827-4239.
Various rare cars, including a 1911 Penn 30
Roadster and a 1929 Packard 640 Sport Touring, will be displayed at
the Antique Auto Show. Dash plaques will be given to the first 300
show vehicles to register. “Old tyme” auto movies will be featured
in the visitors center theater.
The visitors center is located on Route 30, 17
miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.
■ 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
nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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