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Niagara Falls at night, Niagara Falls, Canada, circa 1930-1944

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Alternate title:Niagara Falls from Canada by Illumination, Niagara Falls
Summary:A postcard featuring Niagara Falls illuminated at night from the Canadian side, circa 1930-1944. Caption reads: "Niagara Falls by Illumination / This new enhancement of America's beauty resources is nothing more than the Falls, under flood lighting for four hours each night. Their own power has been taken from then, brought under the control of man, and then turned back upon the power creator itself, and we get a new beauty, ten-fold greater than any beauty known at the Falls before man took hold to conquer them for service." Postcard number: 42009.
Creator:Yates
Provider:Metrocraft
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
1931-1940
1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:Canada
United States of America
Geographical subject – Settlement:Niagara Falls
Topical subjects:Waterfalls
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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