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    • Anthony's Nose

    • Mountains; Rivers
    • Anthony's Nose, a mountain peak along the east side of the Hudson River where Westechester and Putnam counties meet.
    • 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...
    • Houvenkopf views

    • Photographs; Aerial views;
    • Two photographs of views of Houvenkopf. In the second photograph there are several boys and a dog in the foreground. Houvenkopf or Hovenkopf Mountain is a mountain in Bergen County, New Jersey, extending into New York, where it forms the western...
    • 6 4th Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Cupolas; Automobiles; Lintels; Barns; Garages; Weather vanes;
    • A large cupola with weathervane features prominently on this gable-roofed brick barn. There are two wooden bay doors with 'No Parking' signs and a hatch door and window on the second level all with lintels. A small round window is positioned right...
    • 47 New Main Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Hotels; Spanking; Spandrels; Porches; Bay windows; Automobiles;
    • A sign extending from the pedimented porch roof identifies this building as the Hotel New Main. The hotel has a front gable with bargeboard and a spandrel at the peak. The front porch has a bay window and turned wood columns. A car is parked in...
    • Cuckoo's  Nest

    • Automobiles; Awnings; Dance halls; Restaurants; Dormers;
    • Two early model automobiles are parked nose-in along a two story side-gabled building. The building has two large gabled dormers on the roof. The gable on the left advertises "Dining" and the gable on the right advertises "Dancing". A prominent...
    • Cuckoo's Nest now and then

    • Restaurants; Lounges; Convenience stores; Automobiles; Postcards; Dormers; Porches; Awnings;
    • This image is composed of a black and white postcard positioned above a similarly-sized color photograph. The postcard on top shows a large restaurant with a side gable. There are two large gabled dormers on the roof. A large sign along the peak of...
    • Nyack: Memorial Park Greenhouses

    • Greenhouses; Parks;
    • Three greenhouses, with glass windows open at the peak, stand in a row. The DePew family of Nyack grew roses which were shipped down the river to New York City. The DePews later donated the land to the Village of Nyack and it became a waterfront...
    • Holy Virgin Protectorate: Entryway

    • Churches
    • The front entry of Nyack's Russian Orthodox Church, Holy Virgin Protectorate, has a icon over the doorway. A rounded overhang above the door has a little peak and on that peak is a cross. There's another cross on the peak of the roof.
    • Wayside Chapel

    • Churches; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • The Wayside Chapel, in this color tinted postcard, has ivy growing on the walls and roof, and has a metal grill on the peak of the roof.
    • Bear Mountain Hudson River Bridge from US Route 9W

    • Bridges; Mountains; Rivers;
    • The high suspension bridge crosses the Hudson River from Bear Mountain to Anthony's Nose (another rocky peak). In the foreground is the entance to Popolopen Creek. This is one image in the packet, "Scenes Along the Hudson River, NY, New York to...
    • Bear Mountain Bridge

    • Bridges; Mountains;
    • Bear Mountain Bridge, NY. This bridge is open to traffic 24 hours a day. It provides a beautiful scenic trip and connects many points of interest on both sides of the Hudson River. This view looks southeast toward Westchester County and Anthony's...
    • Saint John's Parish House, Piermont

    • Churches;
    • The two and a half story, white frame parish house has unusual windows and porch. The windows are peaked like church windows and have a frame above the upper sash. The porch has three peaks; the center peak is slightly higher. The house faces south...

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