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Antique Truck Show Set for NYPA Facility

Contact:
Jill Chamberlain
315-764-0226, ext. 300
jill.chamberlain@nypa.gov

September 11, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA―The New York Power Authority will play host to an antique truck show on Sunday, Sept. 16 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 about 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. 

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.

 About NYPA:

■    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 transmission lines.

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