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  • Tags: Rochester, NY

Erie Canal--merged.jpg
Full title of image reads, "A new map and profile of the proposed canal from Lake Erie to Hudson River in the State of New York," and several details indicate the project's state of flux. For example, two different routes west of the Genesee River…

Upper Genesee Falls@0.5x.jpg

High Falls.jpg

Genesee River@3x.jpg

Sea Breeze front.jpg

Rochester Market front.jpg

Lower Falls 2 front.jpg
Five miles downstream from here, the Genesee River empties into Lake Ontario at Charlotte, and the base of the falls has been a major spawning ground for salmon and lake trout until non-native fish like the alewife reduced their numbers. The…

Middle Falls front.jpg

Kodak Park front.jpg
Following the success of George Eastman's introduction of affordable cameras, the company's manufacturing infrastructure expanded rapidly. Postcard announces Rochester company as the "largest industry of its kind in the world." At its height in the…

High Falls front.jpg
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