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   Aerial View of The Niagara Glen (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial View of The Niagara Glen
Creator  New York State Power Authority
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Extent  8" by 10"
Medium (f)  Black & white photograph
Notes  The Niagara Glen from the air taken in the late 1950's or early 1960's before the Robert Moses Power Plant drew water for electric power generation. Cripps Eddy, at the bottom left, still has water/ The narrowness of the gorge and the glen rapids are clearly shown. Devil's hole, the dark indentation just to the right of the Y in the road on the American side is visible, and the Devil's Hole rapids in the river to the right of the Devil's Hole. The Ontario Hydro access road, the white slash across the top right of the picture was built in early 1950 to provide access to the construction site for the Sir Adam Beck Generating Station Number 2.
Provenance  Schoellkopf Geological Museum
Date  c1960s
Subject  Aerial Views
  Niagara Glen
  Niagara Gorge
Place Name  Niagara Falls (inhabited place)
Source  Niagara Falls (Ont.) Public Library
Record ID  386921
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 621px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization B&W Scan
Equipment Unknown
Date 2013-04-17
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D504946  Black and white photograph     

 

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