Power Authority To Host Antique
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315-764-0226, ext. 863
September 10, 2008
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
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
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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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