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Silver Lake Ice Co.png
According to the annotation on the back of this photograph, this is probably a rebuilt "Silver Lake Ice House -- Burned May 1892. Replaced by another which was torn down in 1925. North East shore of Silver Lake -- North of Perry Water Works on site…

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An inscription on this photograph reads: "1st Standpipe for gravity feed of the public water system, near present water tower." It appears that it was constructed in 1936 by the Public Works Administration (PWA) as part of the New Deal economic…

City Tunnel No 2.jpg
Photograph shows workers constructing New York City's second major water tunnel, which originates at the Hillview Reservoir in Yonkers, passes under the East River to Astoria, Queens, then continues south through Brookyn--a distance of 20 miles.…

IMG_4955 Genesee 1.JPG
A photograph looking south on the Genesee River towards the former site of the Sinclair Refining Co. in Wellsville, NY.

Walters--Bronze Bear.jpg
Popularly known as the "Bronze Bear" fountain, this Main Street landmark was commissioned by Herbert and William Austin Wadsworth in memory of their mother. It was designed by Richard Morris Hunt; provenance of the bronze sculpture is less clear. The…

Water Board 1890.jpg
A proposal to Wadsworth that he grant the Rochester water authority unlimited access to the waters of Canadice Lake
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