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(Thumbnail) After the collapse of Schoellkopf Power Plant (image/jpeg)
Title After the collapse of Schoellkopf Power Plant
Creator  Schoellkopf Geological Museum
Notes  On June 7, 1956 a large portion of the wall of the Schoellkopf Power Plant collapsed into the Niagara River. The results of that unfortunate occurrence are seen here.
Date  June 7, 1956.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D11837  Photograph     
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(Thumbnail) Boat sinking at Navy Island in Niagara River (image/jpeg)
Title Boat sinking at Navy Island in Niagara River
Creator  Roels, Ron
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  July, 1976.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D12354  Black and white photograph     
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(Thumbnail) Burrell Hecock  b.March 3 1895  d. February 4 1912 (image/jpeg)
Title Burrell Hecock b.March 3 1895 d. February 4 1912
Notes  Burrell died in the Lower Niagara River, when the Ice Bridge broke apart, disintegrating in the Whirlpool Rapids. He had attempted to rescue the Stanton's but all 3 people perished that day ;
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D417031  Black and white photograph     
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(Thumbnail) Burrell Hecock last seen in this photo, stranded on an Ice Floe in the Niagara River after attempting to rescue others (image/jpeg)
Title Burrell Hecock last seen in this photo, stranded on an Ice Floe in the Niagara River after attempting to rescue others
Creator  James Photography
Notes  The Ice Bridge broke apart, with Mr. & Mrs. Eldridge Stanton stranded on a piece of Ice. Burrell Hecock attempted to rescue them but all 3 perished in the Lower Niagara River at the Whirlpool Rapids
Date  February 4, 1912.
Collection  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection
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Filing No.   Format       
D417027  Photograph     
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(Thumbnail) Canadian Section of Upper Steel Arch Bridge on Deteriorating Ice Bridge (image/jpeg)
Title Canadian Section of Upper Steel Arch Bridge on Deteriorating Ice Bridge
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection
Notes  From a Buffalo Evening News photograph in the Buffalo Erie County Historical Society, Buffalo, N.Y.
Date  April 12, 1938.
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(Thumbnail) Canadian Section of Upper Steel Arch Bridge on Deteriorating Ice Bridge (image/jpeg)
Title Canadian Section of Upper Steel Arch Bridge on Deteriorating Ice Bridge
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection
Notes  From a Buffalo Evening News photograph in the Buffalo Erie County Historical Society, Buffalo, N.Y.
Date  April 12, 1938.
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17.
(Thumbnail) Canadian Section of Upper Steel Arch Bridge on Deteriorating Ice Bridge (image/jpeg)
Title Canadian Section of Upper Steel Arch Bridge on Deteriorating Ice Bridge
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection
Notes  From a Buffalo Evening News photograph in the Buffalo Erie County Historical Society, Buffalo, N.Y.
Date  April 12, 1938.
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(Thumbnail) Canadian Section of Upper Steel Arch Bridge on Ice (image/jpeg)
Title Canadian Section of Upper Steel Arch Bridge on Ice
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection
Notes  From a Buffalo Evening News photograph in the Buffalo Erie County Historical Society, Buffalo, N.Y.
Date  1938-04
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(Thumbnail) Collapse at Schoellkopf Power Plant (image/jpeg)
Title Collapse at Schoellkopf Power Plant
Creator  Schoellkopf Geological Museum
Notes  A side-angle shot of the collapse of the Schoellkopf Power Plant. Notice the water surging from the exposed penstocks at the base of the gorge. Rainbow Bridge is in background.
Date  June 7, 1956.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D11839  Photograph     
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(Thumbnail) Collapse of the Fallsview, Honeymoon and Upper Steel Arch Bridge (image/jpeg)
Title Collapse of the Fallsview, Honeymoon and Upper Steel Arch Bridge
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  January 27, 1938.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Negative available
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Filing No.   Format       
D12892  Photograph     
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