Pieces of the Past
Artifacts, Documents, and Primary Sources
from Letchworth Park History

From the 1896 to 1911 the Glen Iris Estate was faced with a plan to create a dam to the south at Portageville. Below are drawings from the a 1906 project report. For more information on this project, see our Glimpse entitled Glen Iris Threatened and the Portageville Dam Maps

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Image above Report on Flood Conditions in the Genesee River, by Edwin Fisher, 1937
Inages below from Genesee River Storage & Power Studies, State Water Supply Commission, 1908






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