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    • Aerial view of Haverstraw

    • Aerial photographs; Cityscapes; Rivers;
    • Photograph is an aerial view of a portion of the Haverstraw waterfront. It was taken by Captain David Delisio from an Air Force helicopter. Many buildings and homes are captured as well as the Hudson River.
    • Tappan Zee Bridge and Hook Mountain

    • Aerial photographs; Toll bridges; Rivers; Geology;
    • As the Tappan Zee Bridge curves across the Hudson River approaching the Nyacks and Grand View, the mass of Hook Mountain is seen to the north. In the foreground of the picture is a large motel, once a Sheraton Inn.
    • Aerial View of Piermont, NY

    • Aerial photographs; Waterfronts; Industrial facilities;
    • The Village of Piermont with its scramble of streets, the Sparkill Creek, the massive Robert Gair Paper Mill, and the marinas all press up against the foggy Hudson River.
    • Aerial view of Haverstraw

    • Aerial views; Aerial photographs; Cityscapes;
    • An aerial view of the town center of Haverstraw from a long time ago. The town center is concentrated in the middle of the photograph, and clear land with few buildings lay beyond. A note with the photograph indicates, "HAVERSTRAW c. 1903 - LOOKING...
    • Idlewild, the Residence of N.P. Willis

    • Architecture; trees; Nature;
    • Idlewild, was built in 1852 by Nathaniell Parker Willis, a well-known 19th century author. It was built in the Gothic style "of brick and covered with a lime wash". It was designed by Calvert Vaux with a central hall from which opened a parlor,...
    • Putnam County, NY map from 1854

    • Barns; Streams; Churches; Mining; Brick industry; Schools; Stables; Outbuildings; Forge shops; Mills; Farmhouses; Farms; Croplands; Rivers; Lakes & ponds; Hills; Mountains; Streets; Maps
    • The title of the original reads: "Map of Putnam County New-York. Surveyed and Published by R. F. O'Connor. 398 Eighth Avenue, New York. 1854." It was advertised in the Putnam County Courier at the time as: "A NEW MAP OF PUTNAM COUNTY, plotted from...
    • Crumbie's beach, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Beaches; Rivers;
    • Crumbie's Beach in Upper Nyack, with Hook Mountain in the background, had a wide expanse of sand and gravel at low tide. At the base of the mountain is the quarry dock where crushed stone was loaded onto boats.
    • Bryce Kirk interview

    • Boat & ship industry; Boats; Railroads;
    • Bryce Kirk talks about his work on the Hudson River, in particular his time at Peterson's boatyard in Upper Nyack.
    • The river front and Hook Mountain, Nyack, NY

    • Boat clubs; Steamboats; Sailboats; Waterfronts; Mountains;
    • This postcard may be a collage. On an impossibly still Hudson River are a steamboat and a sail boat. The Rowing Association building and other buildings hug the shoreline and Hook Mountain looms in the distance.
    • B W Church - Boat Builder, his life and work

    • Boats; Boat & ship industry; Rivers; Postcards; Historical societies;
    • The boat builder, B. W. Church is sailing one of his pleasure boats, built in Nyack, NY. In the background are a boatyard and the massive feature known as Hook Mountain. The postcard was produced by the Historical Society of the Nyacks for its...
    • Bottling works, Grand View, NY

    • Bottling industry; Water;
    • The Grand View Bottling Works was on Piermont Avenue just south of the Bight. The small company produced mineral, spring, and distilled water. The ever-flowing pure spring water source is in the foreground. The unusual building is now a residence.
    • Indian Rock, Suffern, NY

    • Boulders;
    • Indian Rock was a local landmark near the intersection of Hemion Road and Route 59 in Suffern. The area is now a shopping center but the rock was not destroyed: it's in the parking lot.
    • Malley brickyard

    • Brick industry; Rivers; Photographs; Utility poles; Waterfronts; Chimneys;
    • A view down a hill of the Malley Brickyards. The brickyard is along the Hudson Riverfront. The brickyard is comprised of many buildings. several with tall chimneys. Along the waterfront, a massive low building stretched the length of the...
    • Haverstraw waterfront

    • Brick industry; Steamboats; Waterfronts; Rivers; Industry;
    • This photograph is of the Haverstraw waterfront in 1918. The brick industry is prominent. Residential homes sit in close proximity to the industry. Beyond the homes looms the Haverstraw mountains. Caption on photograph reads, "The brick business...

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