03/05/14 1:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO It was an easier day in 1964 when Long Island Lighting Company was able to bury a cable linking Shelter Island to a Greenport substation.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
It was an easier day in 1964 when Long Island Lighting Company was able to bury a cable linking Shelter Island to a Greenport substation.

50 YEARS AGO
New electric cable installed under sound

In March 1964, the Long Island Lighting Company blasted a new electric power supply cable five feet into the sand beneath Shelter Island Sound between the Island and Greenport. (more…)