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    • Casino and power station, Mt. Beacon, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Power industry; Rivers; Casinos;
    • Beacon Mountain, also referred to as Mt. Beacon, is the highest peak of the Hudson Highlands, is just east of Beacon, New York, in the Town of Fishkill. Its two summits rise above the Hudson River behind the city of Beacon and can easily be seen...
    • Mt. Beacon Incline Railway, Fishkill Landing, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Railroad tracks; Railroads; Mountains; Railroad stations;
    • Beacon Mountain, sometimes Mount Beacon, is the highest peak of the Hudson Highlands, is just east of Beacon, New York, in the Town of Fishkill. The beauties of the countryside gave birth to a dream, and in 1900 with the aid of local business men,...
    • Casino, Top of Mt. Beacon

    • Postcards; Casinos; Power industry;
    • Looking out over the Hudson River. Beacon Mountain, sometimes Mount Beacon, is the highest peak of the Hudson Highlands, is just east of Beacon, New York, in the Town of Fishkill. Its two summits rise above the Hudson River behind the city of...
    • Goat house

    • Photographs; Houses
    • Known as Goat house, this house was on the west side and at the highest point of Barmore Hill on the road leading from Nyack to the Pond or Rockland Lake, now Route 9W. The property was owned by the Barmore family and later by the Reed family.
    • Barmore Hill

    • Photographs; Hills
    • Barmore Hill on the road leading from Nyack to the Pond or Rockland Lake, now Route 9W. The portion shown is on the Nyack side of the hill a little south of its highest point.
    • Topographic Map - Spy Hill

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    • This map depicts a hill on the east side of the Hudson River with two roads leading down to Fishkill Landing. Blunt's notation states the following: "About 1/4 mile from river at Fishkill Landing on highest point of land between the two roads...
    • Topographic Map - Brinkerhoff

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    • This map depicts a small railroad station, A. Miller's Red House, a cultivated field of A. Brinkerhoff, and a section of track along the shore of the Hudson River. A notation states "Situated on a Bluff near R.R. Station above Carthage on Land...
    • Observatory at Downing Park, Newburgh

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)-Pictorial Works;
    • This postcard features the observatory building which stood in Downing Park in Newburgh, N.Y. The building was designed by Downing Vaux, son of Calvert Vaux who, with Frederick Law Olmsted, designed the park. The observatory rested on the highest...
    • South Broadway West Side 1998

    • Architecture; Business & finance;
    • Four buildings occupy the west side of the first block of South Broadway, just south of Main Street. The highest one has five stories and was the tallest building in Nyack at one time.
    • Central Nyack Before the Turn of the Century

    • Greenhouses; Houses;
    • This aerial view of Central Nyack features vines, trees, and greenhouses. At the front left corner is the caption, "View of Central Nyack, N. Y." The greenhouses in the front were owned and operated by Joe and Angelo Sidoli. The Sidoli house is on...
    • The steady climb, 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. The road was cut into the side of Storm King Mountain, high above the Hudson River. The steady climb that takes...
    • Winter at Rockland Lake

    • Views; Lakes & ponds; Winter;
    • The snow beneath the spindly trees melds into the ice on the lake itself. There's no activity - no ice skating or ice cutting. In the distance is the peak of High Tor, the highest point along the palisades of the west side of the Hudson River.

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