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Power Authority To Host Antique Truck Show

For Further Information:
Karen White
315-764-0226, ext. 863
karen.white@nypa.gov

September 10, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

MASSENA―The New York Power Authority will play host to an antique truck show on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Projectís admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch. The trucks will be on display from noon to 4 p.m., with ample parking available for visitors. 

Truck owners will be on hand 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 as usual from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the panoramic view 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.

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