Concrete flume at Whirlpool St Davids Buried Gorge - Details
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   Concrete flume at Whirlpool St Davids Buried Gorge (image/jpeg)
Title Concrete flume at Whirlpool St Davids Buried Gorge
Creator  Tiplin, Albert H.
Medium  Photograph
Extent  4" x 3" B&W photograph
Notes  Used in the book Our Romantic Niagara by Albert H. Tiplin. This flume was built in order to irrigate the buried gorge. Since the gorge is filled with glacial debris, it would not be able to hold water naturally - by building a concrete sluice, the cache is reinforced and the reservoir remains full.
Provenance  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation
Date  1938.
Collection  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection
Old Call Number  11660
Rights Holder  Niagara Falls Public Library
Subject  Tunnels
  Niagara Gorge
  St. David's (Ont.)
Place Name  Niagara (river)
  Saint Davids (inhabited place)
Record ID  90934
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 546px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization B&W Scan
Equipment HP OfficeJet G55
Date 2003-06-05
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D11660  Photograph     

 

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