Adams Hydroelectric Plant Entrance - Niagara Falls, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
N 43° 04.906 W 079° 04.262
17T E 657020 N 4771700
Quick Description: The former entrance to the world's first hydroelectric power plant was dismantled and rebuilt within Niagara Falls State Park.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 3/6/2008 8:34:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM3ATG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
Views: 46

Long Description:
This is the original arch entrance to the Adams Power Plant, the world's first hydroelectric power generating station. Electric power, generated by water turbines to be transmitted over long distances, all started with the completion of the Adams Station in 1895 at Niagara Falls. Larger, more efficient power plants rendered the Adams Plant obsolete and it was demolished. The entrance to the plant was taken down piece by piece and re-erected on this site in 1966 to commemorate the tremendous impact which the generation of electric power at the Adams Station gave to civilization throughout the world.

The archway is located on Goat Island within Niagara Falls State Park. There is no admission fee to enter the park, but depending upon the time of the day and year, there will be a fee to park your car.
Type: Remnant

Fee: No fee to see it, but there may be a fee to park.

Park hours are sunrise to sunset.

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