Power Vista Program to Feature
Memories of Great Gorge Train
February 2, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LEWISTON—A colorful piece of Niagara Frontier
history will be spotlighted on Feb. 10 when the first “Sensational
Saturdays” event of 2007 is held at the Power Vista, the
admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority’s
Niagara Power Project.
Great Gorge Route Presentations, featuring memories
of the train that once offered a spectacular journey through the
scenic Niagara Gorge, will be provided by staff members from the
state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation at 10
a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on the visitors center’s lower
The Power Vista will be open as usual on Feb. 10
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It features numerous displays and interactive
exhibits on such subjects as electricity production, energy
efficiency and the history of power development in the region.
Additional “Sensational Saturdays” programs at the
center are scheduled throughout the year.
Information can be obtained by calling 716-286-6661
or 866-NYPA-FUN (toll-free from outside the local area), or by
visiting on the Web at www.nypa.gov.
■ 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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