• Hydro Electric Commission of Niagara Falls Ontario Scrapbook, 1936-1939, 1943-1951

      Adams, Anne (2012-11-07)
      1 Scrapbook divided into 2 sections. Each section contains clippings. The first half of the scrapbook contains clippings which range from 1936 – 1942. The second half of the book also contains clippings. These clippings feature stories about: 1936 – Information about bondholders 1946 – Critical power shortages which last until 1950 1947 – Conversion to 60-cycle is urged 1948 – Local industries are badly crippled by a lack of power 1949 – Announcement of construction of a plant on the lower Niagara River to start as soon as a treaty is signed. 1950 - Power treaty is announced which will double the output of Niagara power 1951 – 60 cycle power is made available in Niagara Falls on July 6th, 1951 - A second tunnel for hydro power might be started in the autumn of 1951 at Sir Adam Beck Generating Station no. 2