Flour City: 1904

Rochester, New York, circa 1904. “Driving Park Avenue bridge and falls on Genesee River.” And one of the flour mills that gave Rochester its nickname. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

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Wonderful photograph. Looks like something you would see on a model railroad.

Of interest:

  • The bottom left: There are boards laid out for a walkway down to where the rubble is in the water. The only reason I can think off off-hand is possibly for fishing.
  • That rubble: Within the rocks the water is relatively calm
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Retired from the Army in 2006. Served during Vietnam - 1969-1972 as as 72B - Communications Center Specialist (Teletype Operator). Got out .. and went back in 1987 as a 19K - Armor Vehicle Crewman - (M1/M1A1 tanker) getting out in Korea in 1999. Went into the Reserves .. got mobilized in 2001 .. stayed active until my retirement with 20 years in 2006.


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