Images of Weedsport, N.Y., early 1900s(?)

PRI5552

Quantity: 8 enlarged black-and-white photocopies of postcards (each image: 15 x 22-19 x 22 cm.)
Access: Open for research. 
Restrictions: Library does not own copyright.
Acquisition: Gift from Jeanne L. Baker, Historian for the Old Brutus Historical Society, the Town of Brutus, and the Village of Weedsport.
Processed By: James Summa, Senior Librarian, Manuscripts and Special Collections, 2007

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Scope and Content Note:

Photocopies of photographic postcards showing various views of Weedsport, N.Y. prior to 1916.  Courtesy of Jeanne L. Baker, Historian for the Old Brutus Historical Society, the Town of Brutus, and the Village of Weedsport.

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Number
Description
1 “East Brutus Street prior to 1916” handwritten below picture. “WEEDSPORT N.Y.”   
stamped on original photograph in lower left. View of street scene with row of buildings along left side of picture. Three boys and one girl stand in the middle of the street in the foreground and horse-drawn carriages in the background.
2 “Erie Canal bridge on Brutus Street prior to 1916” handwritten below picture.  “Weedsport N.Y.” written in bottom center on original photograph. Picture taken from the bridge shows partial view of bridge looking directly down the street. Adjoining buildings, people walking in the street, and a wagon can be seen.
3 “Fire House” written in lower left and “Weedsport, N.Y.” written in lower right on original photograph. View of the Weedsport fire house shows the front and side, with men and children standing in front.
4 “Home Coming prior to 1916” handwritten below picture. View of a street and buildings with awnings and fronts of buildings decorated with bunting. Men and women are seen on sidewalk in front of buildings and a horse-drawn wagon is at the curb.
5 “Putman’s Creek” handwritten in lower left and “Weedsport, N.Y.” handwritten in lower right on original photograph.  View looking down creek from the bank. A wooden building on the left and a bridge crossing the creek can be seen.  Children are standing on the opposite bank.
6 “RS&E Trolley So. Seneca St. Weedsport NY” machine printed in lower left and “WEEDSPORT, N.Y.” handwritten in lower right on original photograph. View at the station showing people with luggage in center left and trolley operated by Rochester, Syracuse & Eastern Railway Company in background.
7 “S. Seneca St. looking North – prior to 1916” handwritten beneath picture.  “SENECA ST” written in lower left and “WEEDSPORT, N.Y.” written in lower right on original photograph.  Picture taken from middle of street looking down (up) street with buildings and utility poles on either side of street.
8 “WEST SHORE DEPOT  WEEDSPORT N.Y.” handwritten at bottom of original
photograph. View of railroad tracks looking down tracks at the West Shore Railroad depot in center right. People and a horse-drawn carriage are in front of depot. Railroad cars can be seen in background.
Last Updated: March 18, 2010