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    • Main Street 1910

    • Streets
    • The north side of Main Street is on the left so the view is towards the east. The Harrison and Dalley department store is centered on the left side. Businesses on the right are Piel Brothers Beer and the telephone company.
    • G. F. Dorsey & Co., Grocers 1914

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    • The grocery business of G. F. Dorsey occupied the southwest corner of DePew Avenue and Franklin Street. A man in a white apron stands in the doorway. To his left, another man holds a horse attached to a delivery wagon. To the right of the building...
    • Townsend Brothers Department Store, Nyack

    • Department stores; Window displays;
    • Three men stand in the doorway of the Townsend Brothers' Department Store, which has an enclosed display case. Hats are shown in the window on the right. Advertisements are painted on the brick side of the building which was located at the corner...
    • Nyack Express Company

    • Trucks; Moving & storage trade;
    • The Nyack Express Company truck has an open cab, like a carriage, and the wheels have spokes, like wagon wheels. This information is on the side: Nyack Express Company, Established 1893, Telephone 432, and Storage.
    • D.  D.  Kessler, Main Street near Broadway, Auto Showroom

    • Automobile dealerships; Automobiles;
    • Kessler's car dealership was on Main Street near Broadway in Nyack. Above the storefront is printed "Agent for Westcott Cars." Two open touring cars are parked on the street. The building which housed the business was only one story. The...
    • George R. Wyman and Son Plumbers, Nyack

    • Plumbers; Window displays;
    • The simple exterior of the Wyman plumbing business has two display windows and a double center door. The windows have the business name printed on each and display sinks and a toilet.
    • Robert Schmitt Company Ice Cream and Confectionery, Nyack

    • Ice cream & ices; Confectioneries;Trucks
    • A man and a woman stand in the doorway of Schmitt's storefront, which has a Coca Cola advertisement. Slightly to the left is the delivery truck; two people sit inside and one sits on the running board. The truck says " Wholesale and Retail." The...
    • Eagle Confectionery Company: 106 Main Street

    • Confectioneries;
    • The interior of Eagle Confectionery Company has a soda fountain on the left side, candy displays on the right, and a lacy grille from floor to ceiling which divides the front from the ice cream parlor in the rear.
    • Charles Skaretka Bakery, Nyack

    • Bakeries; Merchants;
    • Mr. Skaretka sits inside his horse-drawn delivery wagon. On the side is the name in. O. K. Home Made Bakery in. , which was at 133 Main Street. The bakery had a telephone connection.
    • I. Neisner:  Fine Clothing and Furniture

    • Clothing stores;
    • Four men stand between the counters which line the sides of Isaac Neisner's store on Main Street in Nyack. Hats, ties, and shirts are displayed. Tables occupy the center and a staircase with curving bannisters can be seen in the rear.
    • German Presbyterian Church

    • Churches;
    • The German Presbyterian Church had an entrance on the left side, and a large stained glass window in the center. The brick structure was at the corner of Franklin Street and High Avenue. A steep stairway led up to the double, carved wooden doors.
    • Original Roman Catholic Church Of Nyack

    • Churches;
    • The trees are just beginning to leaf out or St. Ann's Church, Nyack, would be hidden completely. The large and simple structure with a number of Gothic windows gives the impression of height, even behind the trees. A picket fence separates the...
    • Steamer at the Engine House on Jackson Avenue in Nyack

    • Fire fighters; Fire engines & equipment;
    • Members of the Jackson Engine company, wearing uniforms and helmets, pose with their gleaming steamer in front of the engine house on Jackson Avenue. The wooden structure on the right is the fire bell tower which was on Jackson Avenue.
    • Orangetown Company Number One: First Gas Powered Engine

    • Fire engines & equipment;
    • Orangetown Engine Number One's gas powered vehicle sits in driveway on Railroad Avenue (Depot Place) in South Nyack. The cab is open, the wheels look like wagon wheels, and the usual firemen's equipment is aboard: lights, lantern, axe, helmets,...
    • J. O. Polhemus, M. D.

    • Portrait prints; Physicians;
    • This is a photograph of a page of Cole's "History of Rockland County, N. Y." Dr. Jacob Outwater Polhemus, a stern looking man with mutton chops, was a popular physician and founder of Nyack Hospital. A founding trustee of Nyack village, Mr. J. O....

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