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  • The Queen Victoria Niagara Falls Park 

    Unknown author (1897)
    The article discusses the beauty of Queen Victoria Park and the recent Commissioners' Report which included "numerous illustrations, giving some of the most striking views both of the Falls and of the park...". Also ...
  • The Electrical Features of Niagara 

    Unknown author (1897-06-05)
    The article includes "facts and figures about Niagara" and is discusses the following: The Niagara Falls Power Company, The Niagara Falls-Buffalo Power Transmission Line, The Niagara Falls and Lewiston Railway, Niagara ...
  • "The Scheme for Saving Life at Niagara" - The Graphic, 1898 

    Unknown author (1898-04-02)
    The article called "The Scheme for Saving Life at Niagara: A Life Saver at Niagara" discusses the number of "fatal accidents at Niagara Falls of late". It mentions the number of boats that become caught in the rapids and ...
  • Niagara 

    Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer; Castaigne (pictures), A. (1899)
    The article describes Niagara Falls and the surrounding areas, including: The American Fall in Winter, Suspension Bridge, Niagara River, The Crest of the American Fall, the "Maid of the Mist", Goat Island, Prospect Park, ...
  • The Passing of Niagara 

    Hartt, Mary B. (1901)
    The article begins by discussing the "green solitude" that existed at the time of Father Hennepin's first views of Niagara Falls. The article then starts to discuss the changes occurring as more power companies are involved, ...
  • Photograph - The Royal Colonial Tour: The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall at Niagara Falls, 1901 

    Miller, C.A. (1901-10-13)
    A photograph captioned "The Royal Colonial Tour: The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall at Niagara Falls, October 13." The photograph shows a large group of fifteen individuals standing in front of the rapids of Niagara Falls.
  • Niagara - The Scene of Perilous Feats 

    Dunlop, Orrin E. (1902)
    An article describing the many "perilous feats" performed at Niagara Falls. Some of the stunts/performers mentioned include: Hazlett and Sarah Allen, Steve Peere, Harry Colcord, Monsier Blondin, Maria Spelterina, Maud ...
  • The Enslaving of Niagara 

    MacDonald Oxley, J. (1903)
    The article discusses the harnessing of Niagara Falls for its power use. The article begins discussing 1889 when the "Cataract Construction Company, an American corporation, whereof Mr. William B. Rankine, of New York, ...
  • Construction of Canadian Niagara Power Company's 100,000 H.P. Hydro Electric Plant at Niagara Falls, Ont. 

    Smith, Cecil B. (1905-01)
    The article discusses the details of the progress of the plant in Niagara Falls, Ontario by the Resident Engineer for the Company. The author describes the progress in sections: coffer dam, bridge, canal and forebay, ...
  • Niagara Falls Already Ruined 

    Adams, Alton D. (1906)
    The article begins with the statement "Niagara Falls are already ruined!" and goes on to say "it is to be considered that the American Falls are in much more imminent danger than the Canadian. The pipe line, canal, and ...
  • Hydro-Electric Enterprise in Canada 

    Nunn, Paul C. (1906-03)
    The article includes maps and diagrams and plans of the Ontario Power Company. Some of the maps/diagrams include: Plan of Ontario Power Company's Intake Works, Screen House and Promenade, Section through Gate House, ...
  • How the Power Companies Beautify Niagara 

    McFarland, J. Horace (1906-10)
    The article begins by discussing that over a year previously, "the readers of The Ladies' Home Journal were urged to act for Niagara preservation an international way of appealing to President Roosevelt, and to Earl Grey ...
  • The Over-Song of Niagara 

    Logan, J.D. (1907-05-09)
    A song about the strength of the Falls, "Why stand ye, nurslings of Earth, before my gates, Mouthing aloud my glory and my thrall? Are ye alone the playthings of the fates, And only ye o'ershadowed with a pall? Turn from ...
  • The Power by-law 

    Ellis, P.W.; White, W.T. (1907-12-27)
    These are "proceedings at a special evening meeting of the Canadian club, at which the City Council of Toronto and the Electrical Development Company each provided a speaker to discuss 'The Power by-law' Mr. P.W. Ellis ...
  • The Romance of Transmission 

    Stratton, George Frederic (1908-05)
    This article is describes the aesthetic elements of Niagara Falls and aspects and those related to the power company. The author uses detail to describe the hydro towers, for example: "The construction of this line, is ...
  • Turning The First Sod for the Municipal Power Line 

    Unknown author (1908-11-28)
    A clipping of the turning of the sod ceremony for the laying of the first municipal power line in Toronto. Included are photographs of Mr. J.H. Fryer of Galt, Mayor Oliver of Toronto, Sir James Whitney, and Hon. Adam Beck.
  • Water-Power in the East 

    Laut, Agnes C. (1909)
    The article discusses "The Real Meaning of Conservation", "The Situation in New York", "Too Much Water and Too Little". The author mentions that "Conservation of water-power as it exists in actual practise does not mean ...
  • Who Owns the Earth and How Did They Get it? 

    Hyde, Henry M. (1909-02)
    The author mentions the issues associated with using hydroelectric power in Niagara Falls and discusses the issues that may arise based on past experiences, "To the myopic and indifferent public the idea of a few men getting ...
  • Niagara at the Battle Front 

    Showalter, William Joseph (1917)
    The article discusses the harnessing of the Falls for power, but also "the artificial abrasive industry. How much its success means to America cannot be overestimated. Take the grinding machinery out of the automobile ...
  • The New Niagara 

    Hartt, Rollin Lynde (n.d.)
    The article discusses the building up of the area around Niagara Falls due to the "new era of electricity". The author describes the ways in which they are surrounded by the benefits of electrical power, "This plunging ...