NIAGARA is an illustrated history of the Niagara River, from historic bridges and forts to modern-day parks and attractions. Discover how Niagara Falls and the Niagara Gorge formed, and how they have changed over the years. Meet the Niagara River's explorers and settlers; the daredevils who risked their lives for fame or fortune; the businessmen who harnessed the Falls' power; and the conservationists and visionaries who saved the Falls for generations of visitors.Illustrated throughout, with original black & white photographs and historic images.CONTENTS:1. Fort Erie & Buffalo2. The International Railway Bridge3. The Peace Bridge4. Grand Island5. Navy Island6. The Falls and the Gorge7. Goat Island8. Clifton, Elgin and Niagara Falls9. Maid of the Mist10. The Rainbow Bridge11. The Dare Devils12. Preserving Niagara13. Harnessing Niagara14. Industrial Niagara15. Canadian Power16. Bridging the Whirlpool Rapids17. Lewiston and Queenston18. Old Fort Niagara
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About the Author
Kevin Woyce is an author, photographer, and lecturer specializing in New York and New Jersey regional history. He lives in Lyndhurst, NJ.