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Rochester--medium.jpg
Detailed map of former Erie Canal boomtown reflects its growth into a large city half a century later. Looking north, from Highland Park, we can trace the Genesee River to Lake Ontario. Several features from Rochester's earliest days still are…

Fairport--medium.jpg
Western New York village located on the Erie Canal still shows the commercial importance of that waterway via several businesses located alongside: a planing mill, grist mill, canning factory, and a baking powder manufacturer. Two railroad lines…

Flood 1865--Rochester
Photograph of an earlier photograph shows Genesee River flood waters level with the aqueduct, while a canal boat makes the crossing.
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