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  • Tags: Genesee Gorge Series

Portage-Bridge-1.jpg
Hand-colored postcard shows the iconic iron viaduct built in 1875 after a fire destroyed the original wooden bridge earlier that year.

Genesee Gorge Series: No. 23

Upper-Falls-1.jpg
Hand-colored postcard depicts the Upper Falls of Genese River near Portage. Usually shown with the Erie Railroad bridge, this view focuses upon the falls themselves, looking downstream.

Genesee Gorge Series: No. 22

Middle-Falls-1.jpg
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

Inspiration-Point-1.jpg
Hand-colored postcard shows Genesee River Gorge from Inspiration Point, also featuring at left the Genesee Valley Canal and in the distance the Erie Railroad's Portage viaduct.

Genesee Gorge Series No. 19

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.
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