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Burr Map 1840--jpeg.jpg
Detail from David H. Burr's "Map of the County of Livingston" shows the location of five different mills via icon. Captions have been added to identify their names.

Mount-Morris-Dam--small.jpg
This image from the early 1950s shows the construction of the dam at Mt. Morris. Prior to this time, areas along the Genesee River flooded annually. This mighty structure now helps regulate the river's volume.

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

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,…

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

Red-Creek.jpg
Postcard photograph depicts bucolic scene at the former South Park along Genesee River, with swans, bridge, and decorative lighthouse. In earlier times Red Creek had been the end of a portage around the Genesee River falls and upstream rapids.

Lower-Falls.jpg
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.jpg
View of the most famous waterfall in present-day Letchworth State Park accompanied W. S. Ward's essay "The Valley of the Genesee."

Portage-Bridge.jpg
Famous Erie Railroad viaduct over Upper Falls at Portage, located in present-day Letchworth State Park, accompanied W. S. Ward's essay "The Valley of the Genesee."

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.
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