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    • Construction of the Tappan Zee Bridge: The Outline

    • Bridge construction; Bridges; Hoisting machinery;
    • Working from cranes on floating barges, pilings have been driven into the Hudson River bottom to outline the curved route of the Tappan Zee Bridge.The boathouse on the left appears in many of Geist's TZ Brudge construction photos.
    • Fishing at the Bight, Grand View, NY

    • Fishing; Fishermen; Fishing nets;
    • Working at the edge of the Hudson River in Grand View, several fisherman are slowly hauling in a large shad net. The reel for the task is at the right.
    • Nyack on the Hudson, NY

    • Boats; Waterfronts; Postcards;
    • With the shoreline of the Village of Nyack in the background, two rowboats and two sailing boats ply the waters of the Hudson River.
    • Pedestrian crossing, Nyack, NY

    • Women; Pedestrians; Urban renewal;
    • With the development of the area between Hudson Avenue and Main Street, pedestrian walkways were installed. Here a young woman with a stroller and an older woman holding the hand of a small boy cross Main Street.
    • Horse drawn ice train, Rockland Lake, NY

    • Ice industry; Railroad cars; Horses; Laborers;
    • Winter ice harvesting was a major industry in tiny Rockland Lake village. Notes on this image written in the Van Cura scrapbook: "Railroad cars filled with blocks of ice were drawn by horses to the top of the hill above the Hudson River. The...
    • On the lawn in front of Ward Lea

    • Rivers--New York (State)--Dutchess Co.; Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.); Catskill Mountains (N.Y.)
    • William Matthews' scrapbook describes Ward Lea in this way: "Overlooking the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains [is] Ward Lea, a large farm house, used by young and middle aged persons for vacation and health restoration purposes."
    • Crumbie's Glen, Nyack, NY

    • Postcards; Waterfalls;
    • White water rushes through Crumbie's Glen in Upper Nyack on its way to the Hudson River. Just barely visible at the bridge are a man, four children and a dog. The card was sent to Mr. and Mrs. RE Grace of Oradell, NJ: " It is just lovely up here....
    • 36 Catherine Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • While retaining its original architectural elements, this house was re-sided years ago with two colors of shingles. It is on the 1884 Burleigh map, "Nyack on the Hudson."
    • Bird's Eye View of Rockland Lake, New York

    • Postcards;
    • When the ice industry was still important, Rockland Lake had a bustling community of houses, stores, churches, and repair shops. One of the huge ice houses is at the lower right. The brown building in the center is the power house for the cable...
    • 45 Route 59, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • When built in the nineteenth century, this house was a residence, far from the center of Nyack. In the late twentieth century, it was a florist's shop and was surrounded by strip malls. It does appear - clearly - on the 1884 Burleigh map, "Nyack on...
    • 15 Prospect Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Dormers;
    • What did this house look like originally? The roof and dormer windows appear to be original but the front entrance have windows on the lower floor have been changed. There was a porch on the back, designed to look out at the Hudson River. It was...
    • Wayside Chapel, Grandview

    • Churches; Religion; Buildings; Architecture; Bell towers;
    • Wayside Chapel, Grandview on the Hudson, NY.
      This structure is still standing was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. This stucture is currently a private residence.

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