Notable landmarks include (from left to right): W.S. Kimball Tobacco Factory (current site of the Blue Cross Arena (War Memorial), Statue of Mercury, Old City Hall (Irving Place), Erie Canal Aqueduct (now Broad St), The Four Corners, The Wilder Building, The Powers Building, The Elwood & Exchange Place Building.

Signage visible: Utz and Dunn Makers of Ladies' Fine Shoes and Slippers, Creed & Wilson Bookbinders, Van Burgh Silver Plate Company, The Democrat & Chronicle Printing Company, "New Era Life" (New Era Tea Company) The Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, Burke & White Bookbinders, E.R. Andrews Printing Company

Illustrated, bird's eye view of the Genesee River and the (second) Erie Canal Aqueduct in Downtown Rochester, N.Y.

Circa 1905.

The second Erie Canal Aqueduct was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 29, 1976.

Present-day view would be from the old Rochester Business Institute at the corner of South Avenue and Court Street (now a parking structure across from the Rundel Memorial Library), click here.


Genesee River and the Erie Canal Aqueduct, Rochester, N.Y.

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