This collection contains 165 stereo cards of Niagara Falls and the Niagara River. They are sorted by subject. Some cards include the photographers’ and/or publishers’ names. These names include George Curtis; Kilburn Brothers; Lovejoy & Foster; George Barker; Stacy’s American stereoscopic views; Underwood & Underwood; C. Bierstadt; C.F. Copeland; E & H.T. Anthony & Co.; Langenheim; L.G. Strand; John P. Soule; H. Ropes & Co.; C.W. Woodward; C.H. Graves; M.H. Zahner; and St. Joachim. A stereoscope for viewing the cards is included.

Click here to view the Niagara Falls Stereo Cards finding aid: https://dr.library.brocku.ca/bitstream/handle/10464/12825/Niagara%20Falls%20stereo%20cards%20collection%20RG%20599.pdf

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  • Cataract House 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The card reads "Cataract House, from Goat Island, Winter".
  • The Burning Spring - 307 

    Barker, Geo. (n.d.)
    The card reads "307 - Niagara - The Burning Spring".
  • The Monteagle House 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The reverse of the card reads "The Monteagle House, Suspension Bridge, Niagara Falls".
  • Man at Base of Niagara Falls 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The image shows a man standing at the base of Niagara Falls.
  • Table Rock in 1862 

    Barker, Geo. (1862)
    The card reads "Table Rock in 1862 - Niagara. On Line of Canada Southern R.R."
  • Below Table Rock, in Winter 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The card reads "Below Table Rock, in Winter, Niagara".
  • Table Rock in Winter 

    Barker, Geo. (n.d.)
    The photograph is from below Table Rock. There is ice and snow covering the rock and surrounding area.
  • Terrapin Tower, Niagara Falls 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The card reads "638 Terrapin Tower, Niagara Falls". The image shows a small group of people at the base of the tower.
  • Terrapin Tower 

    Barnum Photoghaper (n.d.)
    The image shows the wooden bridge and Terrapin Tower.
  • Terrapin Tower From Goat Island No. 7769, '70 

    E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (n.d.)
    The card reads "The Majesty and Beauty of Niagara. No. 7769, '70. Terrapin Tower from Goat Island" There are people standing around the top of the tower.
  • New Suspension Bridge & Elevator Tower 

    Barker, Geo. (n.d.)
    The card reads "847 - New Suspension Bridge - Niagara - 1268 feet long". The image shows the "Elevator Tower" and a large group of people walking through the base of the tower.
  • New Suspension Bridge & Tower 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The card reads "New Suspension Bridge, Niagara Falls".
  • New Suspension Bridge, 1268 feet long 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The card reads "New Suspension Bridge, 1268 feet long"
  • General View of the Falls, Looking under Suspension Bridge 

    E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (n.d.)
    The reverse of card reads "The Majesty and Beauty of Niagara. No. 7844, '5. General View of the Falls, Looking under Suspension Bridge."
  • The New Suspension Bridge 

    Curtis, George E. (n.d.)
    The card reads "308 - The New Suspension Bridge". There is a man standing on the bridge.
  • The New Suspension Bridge and Falls 

    Curtis, George E. (n.d.)
    The card reads "322 - The new suspension Bridge and Falls". The image shows a man in the foreground and the suspension bridge in the background.
  • Bridge to Three Sister Islands 

    Woodward, C.W. (n.d.)
    The card reads "435 Bridge to Three Sister Islands". The card was produced by C.W. Woodward, Rochester, N.Y.
  • Bridge to Third Sister Island 

    Chas. Bierstadt Photographer (n.d.)
    The card reads "637 Bridge to Third Sister Island". There is also a female standing at one end of the bridge.
  • Rapids at Niagara 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Rapids at Niagara.
  • American Views - Niagara River Line 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    A boat named the Niagara River Line and below the boat is a small caption that reads "Niagara River Steamer".

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