Genesee Falls, Belmont NY

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Title

Genesee Falls, Belmont NY

Description

Postcard view of waterfall in the town that is seat of government in Allegany County. Originally named Philipsville, its population grew rapidly following construction of an Erie Railroad line--pictured at left--in 1850. As of 1860 there were two sawmills and a flour mill using water power available in the area: in this postcard, the Genesee River, and less than a mile downstream its tributaries Philips Creek and Van Campen Creek.

Date

1910-08-30

Contributor

Cooper, Ken

Source

Courtesy of Ken Cooper

Format

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Type

Postcard

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Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

3.5 x 5 in.

Geolocation