Niagara Falls – Buffalo’s Wonder Neighbor

Top: Charles Blondin crossing the Niagara Gorge (while carrying his manager); Bottom: Whirlpool Aero Car.

Top: Charles Blondin crossing the Niagara Gorge (while carrying his manager); Bottom: Whirlpool Aero Car.

The Falls in winter.

The Falls in winter.

Map of Historic Niagara, made for Peter A. Porter, 1891.

Map of Historic Niagara, made for Peter A. Porter, 1891.

Top: Father Louis Hennepin at the Falls, 1697; Middle: Artist conception of beavers buiding dams below the Falls, 1702; Bottom: Early view, 1700-1750.

Top: Father Louis Hennepin at the Falls, 1697; Middle: Artist conception of beavers buiding dams below the Falls, 1702; Bottom: Early view, 1700-1750.

Horseshoe Falls.

Horseshoe Falls.

The Falls in winter.

The Falls in winter.

Top: Charles Blondin crossing the Niagara Gorge (while carrying his manager); Bottom: Whirlpool Aero Car.The Falls in winter.Map of Historic Niagara, made for Peter A. Porter, 1891.Top: Father Louis Hennepin at the Falls, 1697; Middle: Artist conception of beavers buiding dams below the Falls, 1702; Bottom: Early view, 1700-1750.Horseshoe Falls.The Falls in winter.

Source: This is the Story – in Pictures and Words – of Buffalo, One of America’s Truly Great Cities, published by Otto Retter, 1932.


 

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