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Rochester, N.Y. Related Names:     Rau, William Herman, 1855-1920 , copyright claimant Date Created/Published: c1896

Rochester, N.Y. Related Names: Rau, William Herman, 1855-1920 , copyright claimant Date Created/Published: c1896

Main Street, looking east from four corners.  1892, Rochester, NY

Main Street, looking east from four corners. 1892, Rochester, NY

Rochester Junction, Lehigh Valley Railroad, was located near the town of Rush.  The tracks to the left was the main line.  The tracks to the right was the branch to Rochester and led to what is now the Dinosaur Barbecue.  Photo c.1912

Rochester Junction, Lehigh Valley Railroad, was located near the town of Rush. The tracks to the left was the main line. The tracks to the right was the branch to Rochester and led to what is now the Dinosaur Barbecue. Photo c.1912

Panoramic view from Rochester Business Institute.  This 180 degree panoramic view (c. 1906) faces South on the left, West in the middle and North on the right.  From left to right: South Avenue, Erie Canal, Lehigh Valley Railroad Terminal, Genesse River, Erie Railroad Terminal, Court Street Bridge, Kimball Tobacco Factory (current location of the Blue Cross Arena), Erie Canal Aquaduct (currently the Broad St. bridge),  Main Street Bridge (which supported buildings back then).

Panoramic view from Rochester Business Institute. This 180 degree panoramic view (c. 1906) faces South on the left, West in the middle and North on the right. From left to right: South Avenue, Erie Canal, Lehigh Valley Railroad Terminal, Genesse River, Erie Railroad Terminal, Court Street Bridge, Kimball Tobacco Factory (current location of the Blue Cross Arena), Erie Canal Aquaduct (currently the Broad St. bridge), Main Street Bridge (which supported buildings back then).

The Speedway, Seneca Park, Rochester, N.Y.    Detroit Publishing Co. , publisher Date Created/Published: [between 1905 and 1920]

The Speedway, Seneca Park, Rochester, N.Y. Detroit Publishing Co. , publisher Date Created/Published: [between 1905 and 1920]

Car Ferry - I'm not sure if this is the Ontario  no. 1 or No. 2.   It looks like it is at it's dock, where what is now called Turning Point Park, on the Genesee River.  c.1928

Car Ferry - I'm not sure if this is the Ontario no. 1 or No. 2. It looks like it is at it's dock, where what is now called Turning Point Park, on the Genesee River. c.1928

Glen Haven Amusment Park, 1908, was located on the West shore of Irondequoit Bay, Rochester, New York.  The figure eight roller coaster can be scene on the right.  The park was called "Dreamland" for a period of time.  After the park was abandoned in the 1920's, Seabreeze park adopted the name "Dreamland" for many years.

Glen Haven Amusment Park, 1908, was located on the West shore of Irondequoit Bay, Rochester, New York. The figure eight roller coaster can be scene on the right. The park was called "Dreamland" for a period of time. After the park was abandoned in the 1920's, Seabreeze park adopted the name "Dreamland" for many years.

Exposition Park, now Edgerton Park, Rochester, New York

Exposition Park, now Edgerton Park, Rochester, New York

Rochester, NY Panoramic Photo (c. 1914) shows South Avenue, Erie Canal, Lehigh Valley Railroad Station, Court St. bridge, Erie Railroad Station, Kimball Tobacco Factory

Rochester, NY Panoramic Photo (c. 1914) shows South Avenue, Erie Canal, Lehigh Valley Railroad Station, Court St. bridge, Erie Railroad Station, Kimball Tobacco Factory

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