Our Letchworth History Photo Album

Photo 37



"Portage Bridge, 818 feet Long, 254 feet High."

F.A. Rider, Photographer,
Wellsville NY

"Portage and Vicinity"


This photograph was taken from near the bed of the Genesee Valley Canal looking south not long after the new Iron Bridge was built. Note the Canal and towpath on the left. A close up of that portion of the image show a canal boat being pulled by a mule! The Upper Falls is in the lower right hand corner.

For more information, see the Glimpse of the Portage Bridge and the Glimpse of the Genesee Valley Canal.




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