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We took the elevator down tot he Power Station at the suggestion of the Trolley guide. You go to the bottom of the gorge. It was ok, nothing too dramatic. We spent 10 minutes on this- I don't know that i would do it again,...More
My son is afraid of elevators, so it was a bit of a feat to get him on the elevator, but once we were at the bottom he thoroughly enjoyed the views! It was an unexpected 'find" for us while we were touring the Niagara...More
Full disclosure: I am a retired electric power engineer and have known the history behind this site well for over 40 years. So, if anyone would be interested in this, I would.
However, I didn't find it as engrossing as I expected. Yes, there are...More
This was my third or fourth time there and I enjoyed every minute of it. There is so much interesting history revolving around this spot. Informative brochures are available at the top of the elevator. This attraction is free, wheelchair accessible and the views of...More
We stumbled across this site on our trip. We were staying on the Canada side but decided to check out what New York had to offer. This is a must do on the New York side. You take an elevator down next to the river....More
The Schoellkopf Power Station wasn't crowded, if people think it's not interesting they're wrong. You can take the elevator down to the base. In the winter I read the area is used as an off site Maiden of the Mist boat storage.
I was looking to see the inner workings
Of the old site. It’s basically an elevator to the gorge and a huge concrete pad. The best use of this would be for folks walking out of the gorge trail that did not want to take...More