Photographs of the Erie Canal Relating to Fort Hunter, N.Y.
Ca. 1910

PRI5554

Quantity: 16 black-and-white photographs, each ca. 8 x 11 cm.
Access: Open for research.  Library does not own photonegatives.
Restrictions: White cotton gloves must be worn when handling photographs.  Library does not own copyright.
Acquisition: Purchase, Donna Reston, August 1997
Processed By: James Summa, Senior Librarian, Manuscripts and Special Collections, 2007

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Scope and Content Note:

This collection of photographs of the Erie Canal, circa 1910, in the vicinity of Fort Hunter, N.Y., includes views of the locks at Fort Hunter, canal boats, the Schoharie aqueduct, the suspension bridge at Tribes Hill, and the Mohawk Valley countryside surrounding Fort Hunter.

Photo Number Description
1 Front view of the Erie Canal lock at Fort Hunter in the background.  Road along the canal; partial view of bridge over the canal; three mules and the backs of two boys.
2 View of a canal boat passing through the Erie Canal lock and large building on the right at Fort Hunter.
3 Handwritten inscription on back reads: “Lock on Erie Canal Fort Hunter Aug 1910”; large building on right.
4 View of a canal boat on the Erie Canal near Fort Hunter and tow path on right.
5 View of the Erie Canal and tow path near Fort Hunter.  Partial view of bridge over canal; canal boat is in the background.
6 View of the Erie Canal and tow path near Fort Hunter.
7 View of the aqueduct in Schoharie looking north.
8 View of the Schoharie aqueduct.
9 Entrance to the suspension bridge at Tribes Hill, N.Y.  A woman is standing on the bridge in the foreground and a man is in the background.
10 Side view of the suspension bridge at Tribes Hill.
11 View of a Mohawk Valley Barge Canal lock.
12 View of the countryside around Fort Hunter with fields in the foreground and houses in the background.
13 View of the countryside around Fort Hunter.
14 Winter scene of the countryside around Fort Hunter with snow-covered fields in the foreground and houses in the background.
15 View of the Mohawk Valley with the Mohawk River and Tribes Hill in the distance.
16 View of the Mohawk Valley with the Mohawk River and Tribes Hill in the distance.
Last Updated: March 17, 2010