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1.
(Thumbnail) Aerial View of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Power Canal and Queenston & Lewiston Reservoirs (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial View of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Power Canal and Queenston & Lewiston Reservoirs
Creator  Porteus, Andrew C.
Notes  Part of the 2004 Snapshot of Niagara Falls project. Queenston-Chippawa Power Canal, Green Swath is Hydro right of way
Date  June 15, 2004.
Collection  Snapshot of Niagara Falls 2004
Notes  Negative available
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D419408  Photograph     
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2.
(Thumbnail) Aerial View of Queenston Reservoir and the Queenston-Chippawa Power Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial View of Queenston Reservoir and the Queenston-Chippawa Power Canal
Creator  Porteus, Andrew C.
Notes  Part of the 2004 Snapshot of Niagara Falls project. Note the Falls in the Background
Date  June 15, 2004.
Collection  Snapshot of Niagara Falls 2004
Notes  Negative available
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D419495  Photograph     
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3.
(Thumbnail) Aerial View of Queenston-Chippawa Power Canal and Queenston & Lewiston Reservoirs (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial View of Queenston-Chippawa Power Canal and Queenston & Lewiston Reservoirs
Creator  Porteus, Andrew C.
Notes  Part of the 2004 Snapshot of Niagara Falls project. Queenston-Chippawa Power Canal, Green Swath is Hydro right of way
Date  June 15, 2004.
Collection  Snapshot of Niagara Falls 2004
Notes  Negative available
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D419408A  Photograph     
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4.
(Thumbnail) Bridge construction over the Queenston Chippawa Hydro Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Bridge construction over the Queenston Chippawa Hydro Canal
Collection  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D13158  Photograph     
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5.
(Thumbnail) Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal Conduit (image/jpeg)
Title Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal Conduit
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D417601  Photograph     
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6.
(Thumbnail) Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal Conduit (image/jpeg)
Title Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal Conduit
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D417599  Photograph     
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7.
(Thumbnail) Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal Conduit and the Toronto Power Plant, Horseshoe and American Falls in background (image/jpeg)
Title Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal Conduit and the Toronto Power Plant, Horseshoe and American Falls in background
Description  American Falls far left ; Horseshoe Falls centre ;
Collection  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D417611  Photograph     
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8.
(Thumbnail) Concrete being smoothed by hand trowels for Conduit # 2 at the Queenston Chippawa Power Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Concrete being smoothed by hand trowels for Conduit # 2 at the Queenston Chippawa Power Canal
Collection  OPG (Ontario Power Generation Inc.) Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Date  ca 1909
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415410  Photograph     
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9.
(Thumbnail) Constructing the Hydro Tunnels (image/jpeg)
Title Constructing the Hydro Tunnels
Collection  Negative Collection
Notes  Negative available
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Filing No.   Format       
D420915  Negative     
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10.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal by Sir Adam Beck #2 (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal by Sir Adam Beck #2
Creator  Unknown
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Date  circa 1950
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D525600  Black and white photograph     
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11.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal by Sir Adam Beck #2 (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal by Sir Adam Beck #2
Creator  Unknown
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Date  circa 1950
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D525601  Black and white photograph     
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12.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal by Sir Adam Beck #2 (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal by Sir Adam Beck #2
Creator  Unknown
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Date  circa 1950
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D525602  Black and white photograph     
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13.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal by Sir Adam Beck #2 (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal by Sir Adam Beck #2
Creator  Unknown
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Date  circa 1950
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D525603  Black and white photograph     
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14.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal by Sir Adam Beck #2 (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal by Sir Adam Beck #2
Creator  Unknown
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Date  circa 1950
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D525604  Black and white photograph     
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15.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal Conduit (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal Conduit
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Date  ca 1900s
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Filing No.   Format       
D417656  Photograph     
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16.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal north of Lundy's Lane (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal north of Lundy's Lane
Notes  HP - 635
Date  December 23, 1921.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417607  Photograph     
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17.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Power Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Power Canal
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Date  ca 1919
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D417591  Photograph     
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18.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Power Canal by Sir Adam Beck #2 (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Power Canal by Sir Adam Beck #2
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Created  1950.
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417606  Photograph     
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19.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the concrete # 2 Conduit, ca 1909 (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the concrete # 2 Conduit, ca 1909
Collection  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D415402  Photograph     
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20.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Hydro Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Hydro Canal
Notes  - concrete floor being poured
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  October 8, 1920.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415387  Photograph     
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21.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Hydro Canal ( 1917 - 1922 ) (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Hydro Canal ( 1917 - 1922 )
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415442  Photograph     
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22.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Hydro Canal ( 1917 - 1922 ) (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Hydro Canal ( 1917 - 1922 )
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D415373  Photograph     
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23.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Hydro Canal at Morrison Street  (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Hydro Canal at Morrison Street
Creator  Counsell, Gordon
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Date  June 22, 1977.
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417578  Photograph     
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24.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Hydro Canals in Niagara Falls (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Hydro Canals in Niagara Falls
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  October 8, 1920.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  The photograph was probably taken by Edwin Hodge but this cannot be confirmed ;
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417562  Photograph     
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25.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Hydro Conduit under Queen Victoria Park (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Hydro Conduit under Queen Victoria Park
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  July 8, 1910.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417502  Photograph     
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26.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Hydro Electric Power Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Hydro Electric Power Canal
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415374  Photograph     
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27.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Hydro Electric Power Canal ( 1917 - 1922 ) (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Hydro Electric Power Canal ( 1917 - 1922 )
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415440  Photograph     
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28.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Hydro Electric Power Company's Conduit # 1 (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Hydro Electric Power Company's Conduit # 1
Description  Table Rock House centre ;
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Date  ca 1904
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D417509  Photograph     
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29.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Hydro Electric Power Tunnels (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Hydro Electric Power Tunnels
Collection  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D415364  Photograph     
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30.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Hydro Electric Power Tunnels at the Toronto Power Plant in Niagara Falls (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Hydro Electric Power Tunnels at the Toronto Power Plant in Niagara Falls
Notes  HP - 921
Date  January 9, 1906.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417512  Photo and negative package     
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31.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Hydro-Canal, Niagara Falls, Ont. (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Hydro-Canal, Niagara Falls, Ont.
Collection  Negative Collection
Notes  Negative available
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420913  Negative     
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32.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Morrison Street Hydro Canal Bridge (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Morrison Street Hydro Canal Bridge
Creator  Roels, Ron
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Construction of the Morrison Street Bridge over the hydro canal
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D526173  Black and white photograph     
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33.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Pipeline Conduit carrying water to the Penstocks, for the Ontario Power Co. (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Pipeline Conduit carrying water to the Penstocks, for the Ontario Power Co.
Notes  - ca 1905
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415432  Photograph     
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34.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Queenston - Chippawa Hydro Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Queenston - Chippawa Hydro Canal
Collection  General Photograph Collection
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D415362  Photograph     
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35.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Queenston - Chippawa Hydro Electric Power Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Queenston - Chippawa Hydro Electric Power Canal
Collection  General Photograph Collection
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D415371  Photograph     
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36.
(Thumbnail) Dredging the Hydro Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Dredging the Hydro Canal
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  August, 1981.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415395  Photograph     
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37.
(Thumbnail) Gate in the Chippawa - Queenston Hydro Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Gate in the Chippawa - Queenston Hydro Canal
Collection  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D13123  Photograph     
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38.
(Thumbnail) Hydro Canal Gate (image/jpeg)
Title Hydro Canal Gate
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415436  Photograph     
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39.
(Thumbnail) Hydro Canal at Morrison Street (image/jpeg)
Title Hydro Canal at Morrison Street
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  June 9, 1977.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417576  Photograph     
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40.
(Thumbnail) Hydro Electric Power Company conduit under construction (image/jpeg)
Title Hydro Electric Power Company conduit under construction
Notes  Table Rock House (upper left ; The International Railway Station (right) ; American and Horseshoe Falls in background ;
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Date  ca 1906
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417507  Photograph     
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41.
(Thumbnail) Hydro Electric Power conduits under construction (image/jpeg)
Title Hydro Electric Power conduits under construction
Date  July 10, 1910.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Date  ca 1910
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D417505  Photograph     
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42.
(Thumbnail) Hydro Electric Power conduits under construction (image/jpeg)
Title Hydro Electric Power conduits under construction
Creator  Petrie, Francis J.
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Construction of the main hydro electric power conduit
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D525605  Black and white photograph     
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43.
(Thumbnail) Hydro Electric Power conduits under construction (image/jpeg)
Title Hydro Electric Power conduits under construction
Creator  Petrie, Francis J.
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Construction of the main hydro electric power conduit
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D525595  Black and white photograph     
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44.
(Thumbnail) Hydro Electric Power Reservoir (image/jpeg)
Title Hydro Electric Power Reservoir
Date  July, 1995.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D415376  Photograph     
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45.
(Thumbnail) An Inspection Party in the 18 foot wide Hydro Electric Power Tunnel - 1910 (image/jpeg)
Title An Inspection Party in the 18 foot wide Hydro Electric Power Tunnel - 1910
Notes  - the Inspectors were able to drive a vehicle through the tunnels
Date  July, 1910.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415396  Photograph     
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46.
(Thumbnail) Installing reinforcing rods over the portion of conduit # 3 in the Table Rock area, ca 1909 (image/jpeg)
Title Installing reinforcing rods over the portion of conduit # 3 in the Table Rock area, ca 1909
Notes  - the iron hoop - bound wooden portion of this conduit was built during WWI; concrete would be poured on top
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415398  Photograph     
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47.
(Thumbnail) Intake pipe for the Toronto Power Plant being built by the Electrical Development Company of Ontario (image/jpeg)
Title Intake pipe for the Toronto Power Plant being built by the Electrical Development Company of Ontario
Notes  HP - 923
Date  July 9, 1905.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417608  Photograph     
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48.
(Thumbnail) International Niagara Control Works, Niagara Falls, Ont. (image/jpeg)
Title International Niagara Control Works, Niagara Falls, Ont.
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415385  Photograph     
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49.
(Thumbnail) Lundy's Lane Bridge over the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal - looking South (image/jpeg)
Title Lundy's Lane Bridge over the Chippawa-Queenston Hydro Canal - looking South
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  December 7, 1922.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D13178  Photograph     
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50.
(Thumbnail) Movable Steel Supports used on the inside of the Concrete Conduits, ca 1909 (image/jpeg)
Title Movable Steel Supports used on the inside of the Concrete Conduits, ca 1909
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415409  Photograph     
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51.
(Thumbnail) Offical opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power Generating Station which late became Sir Adam Beck 1 (image/jpeg)
Title Offical opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power Generating Station which late became Sir Adam Beck 1
Notes  Miss Marion Beck & Ontario Premier E. C. Drury officially opened this power plant ; HP --723 ;
Date  December 28, 1921.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417511  Photograph     
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52.
(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Frontispiece - Portion of completed canal as seen from the air, showing approach to Whirlpool Gully and continuation to Forebay at top of picture
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D10945  Scan from book     
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53.
(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig.2 Bird's eye view showing intake from Niagara River above the Falls with Welland River section in foreground leading water to Control Works at upper end of canal which stretches to Power House at Queenston where water is returned to the lower Niagara River
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D10946  Scan from book     
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54.
(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Notes  Illustration titled Typical cross-sections of ower Canal
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D10947  Scan from book     
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(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig. 4 Bird's-eye view of Entrance to Canal showing mouth of Welland River with location of intake at top of picture. Water now flows into the mouth of Welland River,thus reversing the original direction of flow
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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D10948  Scan from book     
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(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig.5 Typical section of completed canal through deep rock cut, showing smooth concrete lining in lower portion
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D10949  Scan from book     
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(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig. 6 Looking up a portion of the canal, with concrete lining completed. Note group of men in distance
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D10950  Scan from book     
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(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig.7 Curve on canal showing retaining walls above concrete lining where natural rock surface lies below water level
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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D10951  Scan from book     
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(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig. 8 Completed rock section of canal as seen from the bottom, with concrete lining and showing Niagara, St Catharines & Toronto Railway Bridge
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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D10952  Scan from book     
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(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig.9 Placing concrete lining on rock sides of canal. Completed sections 40 feet in length in foreground with mixing plant and forms in distance
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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D10953  Scan from book     
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(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig.10 Power Canal showing change in shape of the canal as it passes from vertical faces of rock cut to sloping sides of Whirlpool section
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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D10954  Scan from book     
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(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig.11 Placing concrete lining in the Whirlpool section of the canal, showing various stages of construction
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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D10955  Scan from book     
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(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig.12 Canal, Forebay, Screen House and Power House at Queenston as seen from the air. Piles of crushed stone and sand to right of Forebay
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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D10958  Scan from book     
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(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig.13 View of Forebay from Screen showing lower end of canal with diffuser at entrance to Forebay
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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D10959  Scan from book     
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(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig. 14 Screen House at end of Forebay showing entrances to pipe-line. The racks for opening the water and the gates for closing off the entrances to the pipe-lines are supported between the piers. There are three openings to each pipe-line
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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D10960  Scan from book     
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(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig.15 Plan of Power Works at Queenston showing lower end of Canal entering Forebay with Screen house on top of cliff and Power House and Niagara River below
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D10961  Scan from book     
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67.
(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig.16 Cross-section through Screen House and Power House, showing pipe-line down face of cliff with transmission lines above
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D10962  Scan from book     
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68.
(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig. 17 Cross-section through 55,000 horsepower unit, the largest in the world, showing generator, turbine, water supply pipes, valve and draft tube. The enormous size may be judged by the man in the gallery
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D10963  Scan from book     
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69.
(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Notes  Illustration titled Fig. 18 Power House at bottom of the 320 foot Escarpment at Queenston, as it will appear when completed
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D10964  Scan from book     
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70.
(Thumbnail) Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day... (image/jpeg)
Title Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day...
Description  Sepia toned scan from book Official opening of the Queenston-Chippawa Power development on the twenty-eighth day of December MCMXXI by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Ontario
Notes  Illustration titled Fig.19 Power House as it appeared on Dec 20th, 1921 showing two main pipe-lines to the right, with service pipe and ice chute in course of construction on the left. The cutting on the face of the rock for future pipe-lines may also be noted
Date  1921.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D10965  Scan from book     
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71.
(Thumbnail) Ongoing construction of the Hydro Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Ongoing construction of the Hydro Canal
Collection  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D415366  Photograph     
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72.
(Thumbnail) Ontario Hydro Electric Power Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Ontario Hydro Electric Power Canal
Date  July, 1995.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415381  Photograph     
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73.
(Thumbnail) Ontario Hydro Intake Gates - Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ont. (image/jpeg)
Title Ontario Hydro Intake Gates - Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ont.
Date  July, 1995.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415380  Photograph     
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74.
(Thumbnail) The Ontario Power Company Surge Tanks (image/jpeg)
Title The Ontario Power Company Surge Tanks
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  ca 1930
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417568  Photograph     
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75.
(Thumbnail) Overhead view of construction, just North of Table Rock, ca 1905 (image/jpeg)
Title Overhead view of construction, just North of Table Rock, ca 1905
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415420  Photograph     
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76.
(Thumbnail) Payday Lineup for the Ontario Power Co. workers (image/jpeg)
Title Payday Lineup for the Ontario Power Co. workers
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415422  Photograph     
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77.
(Thumbnail) Pouring concrete for  Hydro Electric Power Company's Conduit # 2 (image/jpeg)
Title Pouring concrete for Hydro Electric Power Company's Conduit # 2
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417508  Photograph     
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78.
(Thumbnail) Power Development construction site, ca 1905 (image/jpeg)
Title Power Development construction site, ca 1905
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415434  Photograph     
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79.
(Thumbnail) Power Development construction site, ca 1905 (image/jpeg)
Title Power Development construction site, ca 1905
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415435  Photograph     
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80.
(Thumbnail) Preparing the bottom portion of Conduit # 2 for Concrete Pouring, ca 1909 (image/jpeg)
Title Preparing the bottom portion of Conduit # 2 for Concrete Pouring, ca 1909
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415404  Photograph     
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81.
(Thumbnail) Preparing the Gorge Wall for the Generating Station below, ca 1903 (image/jpeg)
Title Preparing the Gorge Wall for the Generating Station below, ca 1903
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415401  Photograph     
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82.
(Thumbnail) Queenston - Chippawa Hydro Canal ( 1917 - 1921 ) (image/jpeg)
Title Queenston - Chippawa Hydro Canal ( 1917 - 1921 )
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415446  Photograph     
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83.
(Thumbnail) Queenston - Chippawa Hydro Canal Bridge, in Niagara Falls, Ont. ( Built 1917 - 1921 ) (image/jpeg)
Title Queenston - Chippawa Hydro Canal Bridge, in Niagara Falls, Ont. ( Built 1917 - 1921 )
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D13180  Photograph     
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84.
(Thumbnail) Queenston-Chippawa Hydro Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Queenston-Chippawa Hydro Canal
Creator  Petrie, Francis J.
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Repairing and widening the Queenston-Chippawa Hydro Canal
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D525596  Black and white photograph     
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85.
(Thumbnail) Queenston-Chippawa Hydro Electric Power Canal dewatered for deepening (image/jpeg)
Title Queenston-Chippawa Hydro Electric Power Canal dewatered for deepening
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection
  Kiwanis Collection
Description  Euclid dump trucks parked in the canal, photograph was taken north of Lundy's Lane Bridge
Date  1964.
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415450T  Photograph     
D415450TAA  Black and white photograph    Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation 
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86.
(Thumbnail) Queenston-Chippawa Hydro Electric Power Canal during excavation (image/jpeg)
Title Queenston-Chippawa Hydro Electric Power Canal during excavation
Type  Still Image
Collection  OPG (Ontario Power Generation Inc.) Collection
  Kiwanis Collection
Date  June, 1920.
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415450S  Photograph     
D415450TA  Black and white photograph    Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation 
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87.
(Thumbnail) Quennston-Chippawa Hydro Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Quennston-Chippawa Hydro Canal
Creator  Rodman, Heather
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  The Queenston-Chippawa hydro canal looking south-west from Stanley Avenue.
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88.
(Thumbnail) Repairing / Widening and Dredging the Queenston - Chippawa Hydro Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Repairing / Widening and Dredging the Queenston - Chippawa Hydro Canal
Description  2.75" 4.25" B&W Photograph
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415356  Photograph     
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89.
(Thumbnail) Repairing and widening the Queenston - Chippawa Hydro Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Repairing and widening the Queenston - Chippawa Hydro Canal
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  September 22, 1965.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D415357  Photograph     
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90.
(Thumbnail) A section of steel for the Penstocks -  buried in the rock face opposite the Refectory, ca 1904 (image/jpeg)
Title A section of steel for the Penstocks - buried in the rock face opposite the Refectory, ca 1904
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415416  Photograph     
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91.
(Thumbnail) Sir Adam Beck 2 Power Generating Station - construction of enclosed entrance to tunnels (image/jpeg)
Title Sir Adam Beck 2 Power Generating Station - construction of enclosed entrance to tunnels
Type  Still Image
Collection  OPG (Ontario Power Generation Inc.) Collection
  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection
Date  ca 1953
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D422005  Black and white photograph     
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92.
(Thumbnail) Sir Adam Beck II Intake Tunnels (image/jpeg)
Title Sir Adam Beck II Intake Tunnels
Creator  Rashid, Alina Rida
Type  Still Image
Collection  Rashid Collection
Created  August 19, 2005.
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93.
(Thumbnail) Steel made Conduit # 1 & the Gate House at Dufferin Islands, ca 1904 (image/jpeg)
Title Steel made Conduit # 1 & the Gate House at Dufferin Islands, ca 1904
Notes  - water from the Niagara River would enter through the Gate House and on through the Conduit
Description  3.75" x6" B&W Photograph
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415399  Photograph     
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94.
(Thumbnail) Steel Supports for Conduit # 2, ca 1909 (image/jpeg)
Title Steel Supports for Conduit # 2, ca 1909
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415408  Photograph     
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95.
(Thumbnail) Strengthening the Concrete Walls, with steel in the Hydro Tunnels (image/jpeg)
Title Strengthening the Concrete Walls, with steel in the Hydro Tunnels
Collection  Negative Collection
Notes  Negative available
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420916  Negative     
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96.
(Thumbnail) Two of the Conduits that diverted water to the Penstocks (image/jpeg)
Title Two of the Conduits that diverted water to the Penstocks
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415421  Photograph     
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97.
(Thumbnail) Water flow at the Sir Adam Beck Niagara Generating Station # 2 (Queenston Hydro Canal ) - 1950 (image/jpeg)
Title Water flow at the Sir Adam Beck Niagara Generating Station # 2 (Queenston Hydro Canal ) - 1950
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415313  Photograph     
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98.
(Thumbnail) Workmen pose for a Picture by a Train, ca 1919 (image/jpeg)
Title Workmen pose for a Picture by a Train, ca 1919
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417566  Photograph     
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