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Tour the Farmington River Power Company & Rainbow Fish Ladder 9-10 a.m., June 7, Windsor

June 7, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Windsor Historical Society, 96 Palisado Ave.,  Windsor, 06095

Dams in the Rainbow area have harnessed waterpower from 1825 to this day.  Take this rare opportunity to tour the Rainbow Dam and Fish Ladder and the Farmington River Power Company built by Stanley Works in 1925.  You will see historic photographs and learn how the turbines and generators work with Don Zessin, Plant Manager.  Then view migrating fish, observe how a fish ladder and fish traps operate, and learn more about the habits of migrating fish in Connecticut from State DEEP staff. Limited enrollment; reserve your spot for this program by June 6.

Admission: Adults $6, seniors and students $5.

Phone: (860) 688-3813

Handicap accessible: No

Website: http://www.windsorhistoricalsociety.org

Email: info@ewindsorhistoricalsociety.org

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June 7, 2014
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Windsor Historical Society
96 Palisado Ave.
Windsor, CT 06095
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