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The Erie Canal at Little Falls


Late Nineteenth Century Views at Little Falls

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View of the Aqueduct bridge at Little Falls Aqueduct in winter at Little Falls  
"Erie Canal at Little Falls" / William Henry Jackson, photographer (no. 7626 -- Detroit Publishing Co.) -- 1880-1897? -- from: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. "Acqueduct in winter, Little Falls, N.Y." / W. M. Tucker, photographer (1868?-1885?) -- From: Robert N. Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views, Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, New York Public Library.  

 

Twentieth Century Views at Little Falls

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Aqueduct at Little Falls View of the Aqueduct bridge at Little Falls Little Falls, N.Y., The Old Aqueduct
Left: "Aqueduct at Little Falls" -- from: History of the Canal System of the State of New York ... / by Noble E. Whitford (Albany : Brandow Publishing Co., 1906) -- vol. 1, opposite p. 800. Compare this 1905 view with James Eights' engraving of 1824 to the right. "Little Falls, N.Y., The Old Aqueduct" (3676 -- The Hugh C. Leighton Co. ; Portland Me.) -- Postcard ; postmarked Dec. 17, 1908.
 
Aerial view of Lock 17 at Little Falls The Mohawk Valley and Little Falls, N.Y. Little Falls, N.Y.
"Erie Canal near Little Falls, N.Y." (G 4368, The Rotograph Co., N.Y. City, c1905) -- Postcard ; UNDB ; not postmarked. Another version (D 4368, The Rotograph Co.) is postmarked Sep. 20, 1907. "A View in the Mohawk Valley, Little Falls, N.Y." (6139 -- Rochester News Co., Rochester, N.Y.) -- Postcard ; UNDB ; postmarked Dec. 8, 1905. "Little Falls, N.Y." (no publisher info.) -- Postcard ; UNDB ; not postmarked ; approximately 1906?
 
Little Falls, N.Y., Lower Lock View of Mohawk Valley, East of Little Falls, N.Y. Lovers' Leap looking west, Little Falls, N.Y.
"Little Falls, N.Y., Lower Lock" (1673 --Paul C. Koeber Co., New York) -- Postcard ; UNDB ; postmarked Aug. 26, 1907. "View of Mohawk Valley, East of Little Falls, N.Y." (No. 3513, The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Portland, Me.) -- Postcard ; transitional UNDB, postmarked Oct. 24, 1907. "Lovers' Leap looking W., Little Falls, N.Y." (201,911 ; Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., New York) -- Postcard ; postmarked Apr. 12, 1909.
Lovers' Leap at Little Falls    
"Little Falls, N.Y. Lovers Leap" (25447 -- Hugh C. Leighton Co., Portland, Me.) -- Postcard : postmarked Aug. 6, 1910. Compare this view with the 1880-1897(?) photograph "Erie Canal at Little Falls" above.    
 
View before Lock 17 construction at Little Falls, N.Y. View on the Erie Canal near Little Falls Little Falls, N.Y., Erie Canal
Left: "Barge Canal, Contract No. 31: View just west of lock No. 17, at Little Falls, before beginning of construction -- from: Annual report of the State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1912 (Albany : J.B. Lyon Co., printers, 1913) -- facing p. 102. Compare this view with that of the 1839 engraving by W. H. Bartlett above right. "Little Falls, N.Y., Erie Canal" (1678 -- Paul C. Koeber Co., New York) -- Postcard (UNDB, but divided by user) ; published 1907, but postmarked Jul. 24, 1912. Compare this view with the photo and engraving to the left.
 
Enlarged Erie Canal Lock No. 38 at Little Falls Lift-bridge at Little Falls Completed canal just west of the Little Falls lock
"Barge Canal Contract no. 107" [Little Falls] -- from: Annual Report of the State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1914 (Albany : J.B. Lyon Co., printers, 1915) -- facing p. 124. Although unidentified, this is probably Enlarged Erie Canal Lock No. 38. "Barge Canal, Contract No. 107: Lift-bridge at Little Falls"-- facing p. 90. "Barge Canal, Contract No. 18-A: Completed canal just west of the Little Falls lock" -- facing p. 92
Both the above from: Annual Report of the State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1916 (Albany : J.B. Lyon Co., 1917).
 
Scene on Erie Canal, Little Falls, N.Y. Barge Canal and Industries of Little Falls, N.Y. Goat Island in Erie Canal, west of Lock 17, Little Falls, N.Y.
"Scene on Erie Canal, Little Falls, N.Y." (E11075, SL & Co., Germany) -- Postcard ; not postmarked, approximately 1916. "Barge Canal and Industries of Little Falls, N.Y." (136751, Tichnor Quality Views) -- Postcard ; not postmarked ; approximately 1918. "Goat Island in Erie Canal, west of Lock 17, Little Falls, N.Y." 49 4A602 -- C.W. Hughes & Co., Mechanicville, N.Y.) -- Postcard ; not postmarked ; about 1950? Note that the island is also visible in the image above.
 
Mohawk Valley Road along Barge Canal, Little Falls, N.Y.    
"Mohawk Valley Road along Barge Canal, Little Falls, N.Y." (136753 -- Tichnor Quality Views) -- Postcard ; not postmarked ; approximately 1920?    

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