Wappingers Falls, NY
This site has provided electric power for the surrounding area since 1909 when the water rights for the creek were consolidated from several small mills along the gorge. At that time the dam was improved and the highly impressive nine foot diameter pipe was installed with a steel bridge that crosses the gorge. After down time the site went back into operation in 1988 operated by Harry and Sarah Terbush since then.
Salisbury Mills, NY
Salisbury Hydro Associates is located in Salisbury Mills, NY. Harry and Sarah Terbush's smallest site, acquired in exchange for extensive work completed after it was vandalized. The site is tranquil and once repaired, just keeps chugging along.
Since 1989, the Wallkill Hydroelectric Site has produced electricity for the surrounding area.
Before that it provided mechanical energy for the Wallkill Felt Hat Factory.
The power plant was rebuilt in the late 1980's and has been owned and operated by Sarah and Harry Terbush since then.