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    • 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.
    • Waiting for Ferry to Tarrytown

    • Bodies of water; Steamboats; People; Automobiles;
    • Colored postcard showing people waiting for the ferry to Tarrytown from Nyack, NY. The pier is crowded with men and women waiting to board the ferry to cross the Hudson River. Many cars are also visible.
    • 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...
    • Mid-Hudson Bridge, Poughkeepsie, NY

    • Bridges; Night; Steamboats; Postcards;
    • A large passenger steamer passes under the Mid-Hudson Bridge at night. A cross river ferry is just north of the bridge. This postcard is in a packet, "Scenes Along the Hudson River, NY, New York to Albany."
    • Broadside of steamboat service between Nyack and New York

    • Broadsides; Ferries; Steamboats;
    • NOTICE. The steamboat Nyack will run between Nyack and New York on weekdays, says this broadside. The ferry left Nyack at 5 PM and left New York at 12 Noon. Adults paid two shillings, children - one. The directors of the venture were John Green,...
    • Estelle Soderberg Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Building construction; Steamboats; Water;
    • Mrs. Soderberg's family were from Sweden. They joined the many other Swedish families in Cornwall-on-Hudson who worked for the Mead and Taft Company which built many fine custom- designed homes. She talked about the Mary Powell and the other...
    • Steamship Union docked at Newburgh, N.Y.

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    • This is a photograph of the steamship Union docked on the Hudson River in Newburgh, N.Y. It is surrounded by snow. Three men appear on the top deck along with another person in the top cabin above the sign "Union" on the side of the ship. Three...
    • Day Line during the Hudson-Fulton Celebration

    • Day Line (Steamships); Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909; Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--20th Century; Newburgh (N.Y.)--Pictorial Works; Ships--New York (State)--Hudson River--1900-1910
    • As the speed of the early Hudson River steamboats increased, it became possible for passengers to travel to New York and Albany during the day or overnight. This photograph depicts such a boatload of revelers as they watch the Hudson-Fulton...
    • Riverside Ferry dock, Kingston, New York

    • Ferries; Piers & wharves; Steamboats
    • Two men stand near the dock for the Riverside Ferry, which ran between Rondout and Sleightsburgh from 1870 to 1922. The ferry was nicknamed the "Skillypot," a Dutch word meaning turtle. The ferry was also affectionately referred to as "The Other...
    • The Emeline, Haverstraw, NY

    • Ferries; Steamboats;
    • The high-speed Hudson River paddle-wheel steamer, the Emeline, is tied to a dock. She was built in 1885 and was owned by Captain D. C. Woolsey,who lived on Front Street in Haverstraw, NY. She made local stops between that village and the city of...
    • "Chrystenah" Arriving at Rockland Lake, NY

    • Ferries; Steamboats; Postcards;
    • The steamer "Chrystenah" nears the dock below Rockland Landing. Passengers will disembark and ride up the hill to Rockland Lake. A tugboat waits at the right. The photographer was a resident of Rockland Lake, NY.
    • Tow Boat Norwich on the Hudson River

    • Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909; Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--20th Century; Newburgh (N.Y.)--Pictorial Works; Steamboats--New York (State)--1900-1910;
    • This is a photograph of a replica of the Tow Boat Norwich on the Hudson River during the Hudson-Fulton Celebration. It is the larger boat, slightly right of center in the photograph. The original Norwich came to the Hudson in 1842. It served as an...
    • Steamboat Robert Fulton at Day Line Dock, Hudson-Fulton Celebration

    • Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909; Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--20th Century; Newburgh (N.Y.)--Pictorial Works; Steamboats--New York (State)--1900-1910
    • This photograph depicts the Day Line Steamboat Robert Fulton docking at the Newburgh Landing during the Hudson-Fulton Celebration. Steamboats enabled individuals to travel between Albany and New York with relative ease. In the Fall of 1908, the...
    • Day Line Passing the Ferry Slip at Newburgh Landing During the Hudson Fulton Celebration

    • Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909; Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--20th Century; Newburgh (N.Y.)--Pictorial Works; Steamboats--New York (State)--1900-1910; Day Line (Steamships);
    • As the speed of the early Hudson River Steamboats increased, it became possible for passengers to travel to New York and Albany during the day or overnight. This photograph gives a sense of the boat's speed as it churned by the Newburgh ferry slip.
    • Sculpting the "Clermont"

    • Ice sculpture; Steamboats;
    • Next to a frozen Rockland Lake, artists work on the ice sculpture of Robert Fulton's Steamboat, "Clermont." The celebration at Rockland Lake during the last weekend of January was the first event in the Quadricentennial Celebration.

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