Ice jam on Niagara River, 1909
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Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Postcards
Photographs
Description:
Black and white postcards of snow clearing efforts in Queenston during ice jam on the Niagara River; April and May, 1909.
Photographs:
Clearing Queenston Docks, May 6, 1909
Clearing railway tracks
Removing ice jam at Queenston with rotary plow, May 6, 1909
Niagara River ice jam, April, 1909
Flooded railway tracks in Queenston, ice jam 1909
The damaged tracks
Removing ice jam with rotary plow at Queenston, May 6, 1909
Removing ice jam by steam [tug boat] May 12, 1909
Lower Niagara River ice jam, 1909

Notes:
The ice jam in 1909 blocked the mouth of the lower Niagara River, stopping the flow and rising the water 6 metres above the normal level.
Publisher:
Cataract Photo Studio
Place of Publication:
Niagara Falls, N. Y.
Date of Original:
Spring 1909
Dimensions:
Width: 14 cm
Height: 8.5 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
NOTLPL00204 and NOTLPL00207
Collection:
Collection of Alan Clifford
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1667573980741 Longitude: -79.0516299365235
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Ice jam on Niagara River, 1909


Black and white postcards of snow clearing efforts in Queenston during ice jam on the Niagara River; April and May, 1909.
Photographs:
Clearing Queenston Docks, May 6, 1909
Clearing railway tracks
Removing ice jam at Queenston with rotary plow, May 6, 1909
Niagara River ice jam, April, 1909
Flooded railway tracks in Queenston, ice jam 1909
The damaged tracks
Removing ice jam with rotary plow at Queenston, May 6, 1909
Removing ice jam by steam [tug boat] May 12, 1909
Lower Niagara River ice jam, 1909