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Images of the Erie Canal in Lockport

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Old Postcards of Lockport and its Locks

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The Lockport locks Lockport locks - approximately 1905
"Pine Street Bridge and Locks as it was, Lockport, N.Y." (Tom Jones, Cincinnati) -- The locks from the towpath level, probably photographed in the late 1890s. A later reproduction, postmarked Lockport, Jan. 4, 1910. "The Locks, Lockport, N.Y." (A 5632 -- Rotograph Co., N.Y. City, c1905) -- UNDB ; postmarked Jan. 17, 1906.
 
Lockport locks - approximately 1907 Lockport locks - approximately 1907
Lockport, N.Y. - Pine Street Bridge, Canal Locks - Gate Opening (The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.) -- Not postmarked ; approximately 1905? "Erie Canal Locks at Lockport, N.Y." (No. B 12868, Buffalo News Company (Buffalo, N.Y.) -- Not postmarked ; approximately 1907.
 
Lockport, N.Y. - Erie Canal Locks Left and below: "Lockport, N.Y. - Erie Canal Locks" (No. 5632a, The Rotograph Co., N.Y. City, c1905-1906) -- Not mailed, but dated Aug. 22, 1907 ; the center of the card opens up, with 11 smaller pictures of Lockport on an accordion fold inside (those of the Erie Canal are reproduced below)
Views of the Erie Canal at Lockport
 
Erie Canal Locks, Lockport, N.Y. View of Locks, Lockport, N.Y.
"Erie Canal Locks, Lockport, N.Y." (No. 10245, Buffalo News Co., Buffalo, N.Y.) -- Postmarked Sep. 9, 1907. "View of Locks, Lockport, N.Y." (no publisher information) -- Not postmarked ; approximately 1907.
 
Lockport locks - approximately 1908 Looking down on the Locks from Pine Street Bridge, Lockport, N.Y.
"Locks, Erie Canal, Lockport, N.Y." (1029, PSC Co.) -- Not postmarked; probably about 1908. "Looking down on the Locks from Pine Street Bridge, Lockport, N.Y." (E 5629, The Rotograph Co., N.Y. City) -- Not postmarked ; approximately 1908.
 
Erie Canal and N.Y.C. Bridge, Lockport, N.Y. Erie Canal View, Lockport, N.Y.
"Erie Canal and N.Y.C. Bridge, Lockport, N.Y." (3803, no publisher statement) -- Not postmarked; approximately 1909. "Erie Canal View, Lockport, N.Y." (E 5630b -- Rotograph Co., N.Y. City) -- Postmarked May 3, 1909.
 
Lockport locks - approximately 1910 Erie Canal East of New York Central Bridge at Lockport, N.Y.
"Erie Canal Locks, Lockport, N.Y." ( 210299 JV, Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.) -- Postmarked Lockport, Oct. 21, 1910. "Erie Canal East of N.Y.C. Bridge, Lockport, N.Y." (3799, S. H. Knox & Co.) -- Postmarked Nov. 28, 1911.
 
Looking East from N.Y.C.R.R. Bridge, Lockport, N.Y.  
"Looking East from N.Y.C.R.R. Bridge, Lockport, N.Y." (R 5628b -- Rotograph Co., N.Y. City) -- postmarked Sep. 17, 1912.  
 
Lockport locks - approximately 1910 The Lockport locks
"Big Bridge, (Widest Bridge in the World), Lockport, N.Y." (Robt. A. Stephanski, Lockport, N.Y.) -- Not postmarked ; approximately 1912. Lockport -- RPPC ; approximately 1913.
 
View of New Lock, Erie Canal, Lockport, N.Y. Locking Boat, Erie Canal, Lockport, N.Y.
"View of New Lock, Erie Canal, Lockport, N.Y." (R-46295, W ; C.T. Photochrom) -- Postmarked May 12, 1914. "Locking Boat, Erie Canal, Lockport, N.Y." (1031, no publisher statement) -- Postmarked Aug. 23, 1914 (Note construction of the Barge Canal proceeding to the south (left) of the working lock).
 
Lockport locks - approximately 1915 - top view Barge Canal Locks, Lockport, N.Y.
"Locks, [Upper Level] Lockport, N.Y. (no printer noted) -- Postmarked Lockport, July 31, 1915. "Barge Canal Locks, Lockport, N.Y."
(11591 -- Plaster News Co., Lockport, N.Y.
(Tichnor Quality Views)) -- Not
postmarked; approximately 1930.
 
Erie Canal locks at Lockport, looking East Erie Canal locks at Lockport
"Locks, Looking East, Lockport, N.Y. (64677, Plaster News Co., Lockport, N.Y) -- Not postmarked; probably late 1940s. "Barge Canal Locks, Lockport, N.Y. (64678, Plaster News Co., Lockport, N.Y.) -- Not postmarked; probably 1940s.
 
Erie Canal Locks at Lockport, N.Y.  
"Locks at Lockport, N.Y." (69870 - Plaster News Co., Lockport, N.Y. ; Tichnor Bros, Boston, Mass.) -- Postmarked May 19, 1948.  
 
Lockport locks - approximately 1950 - top view Erie Canal at Lockport<
"Barge Canal Locks, Lockport, N.Y. (9B146-H, Plaster News Co., Lockport, N.Y.) -- Not postmarked; 1950? "Erie Barge Canal at Lockport, New York" (6C-K602 -- Ernest Gunzburger, Buffalo, NY) -- Not postmarked ; 1962?

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