Black and White Photograph
photograph comes from an album of images taken on the Glen Iris
Estate probably around 1900. The photograph was taken on the
end of the Portage Bridge, looking east along the Erie Railroad
tracks. The building to the left was probably for the watchmen,
the Portage railroad station is the low building in the center.
The Cascade House is partially hidden by trees to the right of
the station. It appears that a train is approaching the station.
is interesting to compare this photograph with a stereoview (Image
taken of the same general scene in the 1870's before the wooden