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#777898 - 18th Mar 2013 11:23am Niagara Falls
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This was sent to me via email so I do not know the scource. Never the less, they are amazing pictures, which should be shared.


Niagara Falls 101 years ago

Her mother had a cousin living in Niagara Falls that year.
She told the family that she and her neighbors woke up in the night feeling something was wrong.
It took a while but they finally realized that it was the lack of noise.
They had all become so used to the roar of the falls that the silence was unusual enough to alert their senses.
Of course at that time nearly all the houses were near the falls.
Amazing pictures .Almost 102 years old.
Can you imagine walking on Niagara Falls ?

1911 Photos of Niagara Falls


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#777913 - 18th Mar 2013 12:01pm Re: Niagara Falls [Re: granny]
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That's really impressive, Granny.
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#777927 - 18th Mar 2013 1:06pm Re: Niagara Falls [Re: granny]
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#777936 - 18th Mar 2013 1:17pm Re: Niagara Falls [Re: granny]
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That first pic must have been taken on a top of the range camera back in the day. Looks amazing even today!

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#777941 - 18th Mar 2013 1:34pm Re: Niagara Falls [Re: granny]
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#777968 - 18th Mar 2013 2:55pm Re: Niagara Falls [Re: granny]
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In these archives,one of the same pictures on the previous page to the acount of a tragedy.

http://archive.org/stream/newguidekeytonia00edbauoft#page/26/mode/2up/search/ice+
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