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    • Robert Fulton

    • Postcards; Flags; Ships; People; Cityscapes;
    • Robert Fulton, the pioneer of steam navigation, was born in Fulton, Lancaster Co., Pa., Nov. 14th 1765. The "Clermont" , designed by him, was the first steamboat to make a successful trip. She was 133 feet long, 18 feet wide, 9 feet deep and 160...
    • Playground at Memorial Park, Station Road

    • Playground equipment; Playgrounds; Pools; Pumping stations; Aqueducts
    • The playground on the north end of Memorial Park features equipment for children's recreation including swings, a wading pool and sandbox The park is near to the Croton Aqueduct walking trail and tunnel at Station Road. The granite block wall is...
    • View from Soldiers' Monument, West Point, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Military academies; Military facilities; Monuments; Monuments & memorials;
    • A woman standing at the monument and looking out over the Hudson River. This is the Battle Monument. Perhaps the most prominent and majestic monument at the Academy is the Battle Monument. It was dedicated in 1897 "in memory of the officers and...
    • Battle Monument, West Point, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Military academies; Military facilities; Monuments;
    • Looking up at Battle Monument from the base, seven sphere surround the monument. It was dedicated in 1897 "in memory of the officers and men of the American Army who fell in battle," specifically the Regular Army casualties of the North during the...
    • The high point on the Storm King Road, N.Y.

    • Roads; Mountains; Rivers; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Postcards;
    • This colorized postcard shows the sheer steep rock face of Storm King Mountain. Near the top of the postcard the edge of the road can be seen winding along the mountain's edge. The mountain descends steeply into the Hudson River. A train is seen...
    • Methodist Episcopal Church, Nyack NY

    • Churches; Stone buildings; Postcards;
    • This image of St. Paul's Methodist was color-enhanced and shows the two colors of granite used in the construction. This was the way the church looked from 1910 to 1937.
    • St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church

    • Churches; Stone buildings; Postcards;
    • The two-tone granite St. Paul's Church faces a muddy South Broadway. The building is distinguished by its rose window and two tall bell towers. In the foreground is a brick walkway for pedestrians.
    • 116-120 Main Street

    • Business districts; Stores & shops; Mansard roofs;
    • The four-story 1873 Onderdonk Block has a mansard roof with dormers, brackets used as details below the roof edge, and windows that have granite lintels and sills. On the street level are businesses.
    • Mountain and Highway, Orange County, NY

    • Roads; Views; Postcards; Railroad tracks;
    • A beautifully colored postcard folder depicts the Storm King Highway, which was built between West Point and Cornwall, NY, in the 1920s. The highway was drilled and blasted out of the granite sides of the mountain. The highway is seen from the...
    • Out of granite, Orange County, NY

    • Roads; Views; Postcards;
    • A beautifully colored postcard folder depicts the Storm King Highway, which was built between West Point and Cornwall, NY, in the 1920s. high above the Hudson River. The highway was blasted out of the granite mountainside, high above the Hudson...
    • Storm King Highway and Hudson River, Orange County, NY

    • Roads; Views; Postcards; Rivers;
    • A beautifully colored postcard folder depicts the Storm King Highway, which was built between West Point and Cornwall, NY, in the 1920s. The road was cut into the side of Storm King Mountain, high above the Hudson River. The blue Hudson River...
    • Village Hall, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; City & town halls;
    • The front of the brick village hall has eleven windows and a door. Granite verticals, resembling columns, connect the sidewalk with the cornice just below the roof. This building was constructed for the headquarters of Orange & Rockland Utilities...

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