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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...
    • 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...
    • Lake looking north - Mohonk Lake, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Lakes & ponds;
    • On the shore of the lake looking north. There is a row boat in the water just off of the shore at the left-front side of the image. Mohonk Lake is the location of Mohonk Lake Mountain House, a historic resort. Mohonk - or "lake in the sky" - is...
    • 116 Hudson Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Pines; Mansard roofs; Gables; Columns; Lintels
    • Large pine trees rise high above this mansard roof home. Much of the front porch is blocked by the trees and bushes. The front entry porch is covered by a gabled roof with gable decoration. Seen on either side of the front entry porch are double...
    • Riverside industry and the mothball fleet

    • Industry; Automobiles; Dirt roads; Railroad tracks; Electrical apparatus;
    • The 'mothball fleet' of warships is seen stationed side-by-side along the shore of the Hudson River. In the foreground of the picture heavy-duty electrical equipment is surrounded by a fence next to a dirt-road. An old car is driving on the dirt...
    • Quarry blasting

    • Quarrying; Blasting; Industry; Rocks;
    • This photograph shows the exposed rock face of a rock quarry with active blasting. All along the ridge of the quarry plumes of dirt and debris rise into the air indicating a rock blast. Rocks are seen in motion along the side of the quarry.
    • Tomkins Cove Stone Co.

    • Construction; Bridges; cranes; Railroad tracks; Quarrying; Industry;
    • This is a view of a small bridge being built over a rock cut. The boom of a crane extends into the picture on the left side. On the right side, workmen and assorted equipment are at the edge of the bridge structure. There is a water barrel on a...
    • Bear Mountain Inn

    • Taverns (Inns); Lodges; Snow; Boulders; Pines; Mountains;
    • This is a black-and-white postcard of the large, rustic lodge that is the Bear Mountain Inn. This is a view up the plowed, but still snow-covered driveway leading to the inn. Snow-covered boulders line the driveway. The inn is made of large stone...
    • 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...
    • Now and then Piermont Paper factories

    • Factories; Smokestacks; Rowboats; Water towers; Rivers; Construction equipment;
    • This image is comprised of a postcard and color photograph stacked one above the other. The top image is the black and white postcard. The postcard is a view above a marshy Hudson River to the factory buildings on the shore of the pier. The bottom...
    • Fire truck accident

    • Fire engines; Fire engines & equipment; Accidents; Men; Utility poles; Hoses;
    • This image is comprised of two black and white photograph one above the other. Both images are of an accident in which an open-top early-model automobile collided with a telephone pole. The top image is blurry. The view in the top image is taken...
    • Topographic Map - Underhills

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    • This map shows a road beside a small rise with the notation "On land of Dr. Underhill, on road with telegraph from New York to Albany. Five miles E. of New Hamburgh, 9 miles SE from Poughkeepsie.." There is a house labeled Dr. Underhill's House, as...
    • Topographic Map - Belcher

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    • This map depicts a road running along the bottom of a rise and a large rock formation. A road runs parallel to the rise and is labeled "Road to Garrison Dock. A notation states that it is "On the Garrison Tract Land of Henry W. Belcher about 1/4...
    • Topographic Map - Frants Landing

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    • This map depicts a structure labelled "Frants House" next to an orchard. A fence separates the orchard from a slight rise with two rock outcrops. A road leads from the house to a wharf on the Hudson River.

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