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|Relay was spotted at the Mizzou-Florida Game in Columbia, Mo., on Tuesday February 24th, 2015. Thanks to Mike Siefert (Electric Production Engineer, Missouri Public Utility Alliance) for remembering his Florida Public Power roots!|
|Michael Kelter (left), former City Councilman for Green Cove Springs and Matt Brower (right), City Manager for the City of Ocala (2011), take a break from the APPA Legislative Rally to pose in front of the U.S. Capitol building with their copies of Relay.|
|Byron Knibbs, Vice President of Energy Delivery for the Orlando Utilities Commission (2011), poses with his copy of at the entrance to the Forbidden City in Bejing, China. The Forbidden City was built about 700 years ago although the city’s origins extend back more than 2,000 years. The Italian traveler Marco Polo wrote extensively about the city in his memoirs.|
|Ken Konkol, Homestead Energy Services (2010), stands 4,700 feet above sea level with his copy of Relay on the Continental divide in Monteverde, Costa Rica.|
|Trason Gabriel Lamar Finklea was born on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, at 10:34 a.m. in Tallahassee, Florida to proud parents Sena and Jody, FMPA-FMEA Legal Counsel. He weighed 8 lbs 14 ounces and is 21 3/4 inches long.|
|Ron Brower stands with Relay magazine at the Canadian Border crossing from Vermont into the Canadian town of Stanhope. Relay magazine tagged along in his saddlebag 2,100 miles each way on a trip to Quebec City in 2009.|
|Thomas Tart, retired general counsel for the Orlando Utilities Commission, holds Relay magazine in front of an M4A1 Sherman tank memorial in Germany. The Medium M4 tank, named for Union General William Tecumseh Sherman, was the primary tank produced by the United States in WWII.|
|FMEA-FMPA General Counsel Fred Bryant prepares to read Relay magazine before he bunks down for the night in the high desert of southern Utah in 2009.|
|Christopher Fink, the managing director of Merrill Lynch Municipal Markets (2009) holds Relay magazine at the Earth’s Equator in Ecuador, an imaginary line on the Earth’s surface equidistant from North and South Poles that divides the Earth into Northern and Southern Hemispheres.|
|Cairo Vanegas, Fort Pierce Utilities Authority assistant superintendent of electric Transmission and Distribution (2008) holds Relay magazine in front of the Fall River Hydro Plant, which is now a museum located in Estes Park, a small town located just outside Rocky Mountain National Park. The Fall River Hydro Plant, Estes Park’s first power plant, was built by F.O. Stanley in 1909 on the banks of Fall River. Stanley was driven by a desire to provide electricity for his new facility – The Stanley Hotel. Stanley’s power plant was shut down in 1982 following extensive damage to the structure caused by the Lawn Lake Flood. However, following extensive refurbishing the Hydro Plant has now reopened as a museum. State Historic Fund monies provided a major source of funding for the project. The grand opening ceremony was held July 15, 2002, coinciding with the 20th Anniversary of the Lawn Lake Flood.|
|Tim Beyrle of the Utilities Commission of the City of New Smyrna Beach (2008) stands with Relay magazine at the Hoover Dam. The Hoover Dam lies in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, about 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. It is 726.4 feet from foundation rock to the roadway on the crest of the dam. There are 17 main turbines in the power plant, with a rated capacity of 2,991,000 horsepower and two station-service units rated at 3,500 horsepower each, for a total of 2,998,000 horsepower and about 2,080 megawatts capacity.|
|Ron Brower stands with Relay magazine in front of the Rock of Gibraltar in 2008 from the deck of a ship sailing through the Mediterranean sea off the southwestern tip of Europe on the Iberian Peninsula.
In ancient times, the Rock of Gibraltar was one of the Pillars of Hercules and was known to the Greeks as Mons Calpe, the other pillar being Mons Abyla on the African side of the Strait. The Rock of Gibraltar marked the limit to the known world and to pass beyond it was to sail to certain destruction over the bottomless waterfall at the edge of the world.