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The Erie Canal in Rochester on Postcards

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Postcards from the Department of Rare Books & Special Collections,
University of Rochester Library
"Where the Erie Canal Crosses the Genesee, Rochester, N.Y." (Copyright, 1904, by Detroit Photographic Co.) "View at Eastern Wide Waters, Rochester, N.Y." (Souvenir Post Card Co. New York.) [See another version of this view below.] "Culver Road Bridge over Eastern Wide Waters, Rochester, N.Y." -- The bridge can be seen in the left center of the "View at Eastern Wide Waters" image at left.

Postcards from other sources

Where the Erie Canal crosses the Genesee, Rochester, N.Y. Erie Canal Aqueduct over the Genesee River  
"Where the Erie Canal crosses the Genesee, Rochester, N.Y." (8471 -- Detroit Photographic Co., c1904) -- UNDB ; not postmarked. "Erie Canal Aqueduct over Genesee River, Rochester, N.Y." (222 -- no publisher information) -- UNDB ; postmarked Aug. 15, 1904.  
 
Erie Canal Aqueduct Over the Genesee River Genesee River and the Erie Canal Aqueduct Where the Rochester and Eastern Rapid Railway tracks cross the Erie Canal
"Erie Canal Aqueduct Over the Genesee River, Rochester, N.Y."(3803 -- Souvenir Post Card Co., New York) -- UNDB, not postmarked ; approximately 1905. "Genesee River and the Erie Canal Aqueduct, Rochester, N.Y." (No. 7122 -- Metropolitan News Co., Boston, Mass. ; Wm. Gleason, Schenectady, N.Y.) -- postmarked Oct. 2, 1906. [Note that the printer has corrected the location from Schenectady to Rochester] "The Old and The New -- Where the Rochester and Eastern Rapid Railway tracks cross the Erie Canal" [Brighton, just north of Allen's Creek] (No. 1199 -- Rochester News Company, Rochester, N.Y.) -- Postcard ; not postmarked ; approximately 1905.
 
Aqueduct Carrying Erie Canal over Genesee River, Rochester, N.Y. Aqueduct Carrying Erie Canal over Genesee River, Rochester, N.Y. Aqueduct carrying Erie Canal over Genesee River, Rochester, N.Y.
"Aqueduct Carrying Erie Canal over Genesee River, Rochester, N.Y." (No. 544 -- Rochester News Comp., Rochester, N.Y.) -- UNDB ; not postmarked ; approx. 1906. "Erie Canal Aqueduct, Rochester, N.Y. (2458 -- Souvenir Post Card Co., New York) -- UNDB ; postmarked Jul. 18, 1906. "Aqueduct carrying Erie Canal over Genesee River, Rochester, N.Y."(No. A 12001 -- Rochester News Co., Rochester, N.Y.) -- UNDB ; postmarked Aug. 8, 1907.
 
Erie Canal Aqueduct over Genesee River Erie Canal Aqueduct Over the Genesee River Erie Canal Aqueduct over the Genesee, Rochester, N.Y.
"Erie Canal Aqueduct over Genesee River, Rochester, N.Y." (no printer statement) -- not postmarked ; approximately 1908. "Erie Canal Aqueduct over Genesee River, Rochester, N.Y." (no printer statement) -- not postmarked ; approximately 1908. "Erie Canal Aqueduct over the Genesee, Rochester, N.Y." (Z-1115 -- Scrantom, Wetmore and Co., Rochester, N.Y.) -- not postmarked ; approximately 1908.
 
Erie Canal Aqueduct, Rochester, N.Y. Erie Canal and Aqueduct, Rochester N.Y. Erie Canal Aqueduct and Court St. Bridge
"Erie Canal Aqueduct, Rochester, N.Y." (24622, no printer statement) -- postmarked Dec. 4, 1909. "Erie Canal and Aqueduct, Rochester N.Y." (6018, GB&S Co.) -- not postmarked ; approximately 1910? "Erie Canal Aqueduct and Court St. Bridge, Rochester, N.Y." (no. 1003, Scrantom Wetmore & Co., Rochester, N.Y.) -- not postmarked ; approximately 1910?
 
Erie Canal Aqueduct, Rochester, N.Y. Erie Canal and Aqueduct, Rochester N.Y.  
"Weighlocks on Erie Canal, Rochester, N.Y." (214976 -- Leighton & Valentine Co., N.Y. City) -- not postmarked ; approximately 1910?.
[The weighlock was where canal boats were weighed, and the amount of the toll for use of the canal was calculated.]
"View at Eastern Wide Waters, Rochester, N.Y." (no publisher information) --
postmarked Dec. 29, 1910.
 
 
Erie Canal scene, near Cobbs Reservoir, Rochester, N.Y. Erie Canal and City Hall, Rochester, N.Y. Erie Canal Aqueduct, Rochester, N.Y.
"Erie Canal scene, near Cobbs Reservoir, Rochester, N.Y." (2435, no publisher info.) -- postmarked Aug. 16, 1911. "Erie Canal and City Hall, Rochester, N.Y." (214979, The Leighton & Valentine Co., N.Y. City) -- postmarked Aug. 30, 1911. "Erie Canal Aqueduct, Rochester, N.Y." (2458, Souvenir Post Card Co., New York) -- postmarked Sep. 26, 1911.
 
Erie Canal Aqueduct, Rochester, N.Y. Canal Boats going over Aqueduct, Rochester, N.Y. The aqueduct in Rochester
"Erie Canal Aqueduct, Rochester, N.Y." (214966, Leighton & Valentine Co., New York City) -- postmarked 1912. "Canal Boats going over Aqueduct, Rochester, N.Y." (2454, PSC Co.) -- postmarked Sep. 16, 1919 (another copy is postmarked Feb. 2, 1915). "Acqueduct, Rochester, N.Y." (International Lithographing Co., Rochester, N.Y.) -- postmarked Aug. 8, 1922.
New York State Barge Canal Terminal Court Street Bridge and the Barge Canal Terminal  
"New York State Barge Canal Terminal and South Entrance to New Trolley and Freight Subway System, looking South on Genesee River, Rochester, N. Y." -- not postmarked ; approximately 1925? "Court Street Bridge and the Barge Canal Terminal from Chamber of Commerce, Rochester, N.Y. -- 20" (25495 -- Gargano Bros., Rochester, N.Y.) -- not postmarked ; approximately 1930?  

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