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    • Anthony's Nose and Boat Landing, Bear Mountain Park

    • State parks & reserves; Rivers; Ferries; Postcards;
    • A long dock extends into the Hudson River at the base of Bear Mountain. Two buildings at the end provide shelter for travelers. A ferryboat is tied up and there are many sightseers on the dock. Anthony's Nose, a steep promontary on the east side of...
    • 82 West Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Flat roofs; Mountains;
    • A snow-covered mountain looms behind these small two-story homes with flat roofs. One house, and the part of another house is across an intersection. On the near side of the intersection, the side of a third house is caught in the photograph. The...
    • Maple Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Porches; Gables; Snow; Alleys; Mountains; Duplexes; Mailboxes;
    • Photograph is of a large, two-family home with chimneys on opposite ends of a gabled roof. Two gables feature prominently on the front of the home and each features small attic windows with curved tops. There are two screened front doors off of a...
    • Hook Mountain and Pollock's boathouse

    • Boathouses; Mountains;
    • Pollock's boathouse was attached to a long dock that jutted out into the Hudson River. Behind it looms the massive Hook Mountain, a landmark in the Nyack area. The forested slope has not yet been scarred by the quarrying which began a few years...
    • Saint Paul's Methodist Church in South Nyack

    • Churches; Stone buildings; Bell towers;
    • The tall square bell tower looms over the ornate stone St. Paul's Church. On the front, facing South Broadway, are two stairways and a large rose stained glass window. A second tower is seen at the rear of the structure.
    • Football game, Cluett Hall, calendar entry, Pawling School, Pawling, New York, 1920

    • Buildings; People; Business people; Architects; Schools; Boarding schools; Education; Architectural elements; Architecture; Dormitories; Students; Private schools; Sports; Philanthropists; Football; Actors
    • This is a photograph of a football game in progress on the grounds of Pawling School in the fall of 1920. Cluett Hall, the main school building, looms in the background. The text under the photograph is an excerpt from the school calendar and...
    • Quarry with Boulderberg Manor

    • Carts & wagons; Horses; Quarrying; Stone quarrying; Mine railroad cars;
    • This is a view deep in the quarry showing multiple levels. At the base of the quarry there are tracks that are used to move cartloads of stone out of the quarry. The track fans out into multiple points of terminus. Two carts are seen on the track...
    • Piermont street

    • Railroad tracks; Factories; Restaurants; Automobiles; Roads; Water towers; Bridges;
    • This is a view down a road that leads underneath an overpass. There is a line of railroad tracks down the center of the road; the track divides partway down the road. There are many cars parked along both sides of the street as well as under the...
    • Rock quarry

    • Quarrying; Industry; Smokestacks; Water;
    • This photograph is a view taken from a high point looking over the rock quarry. Several industrial buildings are set between exposed rock ledges. A large smokestack looms in the center of the photograph. A large body of water intersects the...
    • Haverstraw waterfront

    • Brick industry; Steamboats; Waterfronts; Rivers; Industry;
    • This photograph is of the Haverstraw waterfront in 1918. The brick industry is prominent. Residential homes sit in close proximity to the industry. Beyond the homes looms the Haverstraw mountains. Caption on photograph reads, "The brick business...
    • The river front and Hook Mountain, Nyack, NY

    • Boat clubs; Steamboats; Sailboats; Waterfronts; Mountains;
    • This postcard may be a collage. On an impossibly still Hudson River are a steamboat and a sail boat. The Rowing Association building and other buildings hug the shoreline and Hook Mountain looms in the distance.

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