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  • Tags: Genesee River

Portage Dam 1--medium.jpg
Beginning in 1890, recurring attempts were made to construct a dam in the Genesee River gorge so as to control flooding in the city of Rochester and generate electricity. After failed efforts at Mt. Morris, in 1896 attention turned to a site at…

Abbey-Drone.jpg
Drone photograph views Trappist Monastery, founded in 1951, occupies about a dozen acres on its main grounds.

Lower Fall - No26 - Front.jpeg
Handcolored illustration of The Lower Falls appears on the front of the postcard, accompanied by a message on the back, "I didn't see these flowers but I guess they do grow here."

Wolf Creek Falls - No.39 - Front.jpeg
Handcolored illustration of Wolf Creek appears on the front of the postcard, accompanied by a unused back.

The Mueseum - No.34 - Front.jpeg
Handcolored postcard of The Museum appears on the front of the postcard, accompanied by a unused back.

Glen Iris - No.36 - Front.jpeg
Handcolored postcard of The Glen Iris Inn appears on the front of the postcard, accompanied by a unused back.

Upper Fall and Bridge - No.21 - Front.jpeg
Handcolored postcard of Upper Fall and Portage Bridge appears on the front of the postcard, accompanied by an unused back.

Statue and Council House - No.14 -Front.jpeg
Handcolored postcard of Mary Jemison Statue and the Council House appear on the front of the postcard, accompanied by unused back.

Wolf Creek - Stereoviews - 4.jpeg
A stereoview card featuring Wolf Creek at Letchworth State Park, New York. On front of card: Western New York Scenery. 420 - View on Wolf Creek N.Y. American Scenery, 80. On back of card: Wolf Creek and Genesee River High Bank Views. Wolf Creek…

Glen Iris - Stereoviews - 4.jpeg
A stereoview card featuring a photographer taking pictures of the falls from The Glen Iris lawn at Letchworth State Park. Note that the equipment is another two-lensed camera. This item contains images of the original card and its reverse, along with…
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