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Geneseo Flats 1972.jpeg
Photograph of the flatland surrounding the Genesee River west of the SUNY Geneseo campus during the flood of 1972, the result of Hurricane Agnes. Jones Hall is in the foreground, with Livingston and Monroe Halls beyond, and Mary Jemison Dining Hall,…

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

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

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…

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.

Letchworth Bend.jpg
Picturesque view from the Highbanks area overlooking the Genesee River, toward the Mount Morris end of park

Lower fall--front.jpg
A stereoview card featuring the Lower Falls in the gorge at Letchworth State Park, New York. On front of card: Western New York Scenery. 289 In the Gorge at Lower Fall.

Scenic view of waterfall near Glen Iris Inn, located in present-day Letchworth State Park, accompanied W. S. Ward's essay "The Valley of the Genesee."

Middle Falls--Front.jpg
A stereoview card featuring the Middle Falls Letchworth Park, New York. View no longer accessible.

Focal point of Glen Iris area features Erie Canal viaduct in background. Photograph is notable for the Middle Falls Overlook, visible at the right side of falls, indicating a date prior to 1915.

Genesee Gorge Series: No. 11
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