WORKING AT THE NARROWS, BARGE CANAL, FORT ANN, N.Y.
Tinted photograph shows aerial view of construction in progress on the Barge Canal at Fort Ann, N. Y. A bridge spans the canal and a number of shabby buildings are on the left bank. Four people [presumably canal workers] are visible on the left bank working with a steam device [presumed]. An empty scow is docked on the right bank. Blue sky with pink at horizon in background.On the right of the card steam can be seen rising from a steam shovel [presumed].
Postal data : posted, postmarked (Fort [presumably Ann], N.Y., Ju[?] 20, 1910, 11 AM); Postcard type: divided back (THIS SPACE FOR CORRESPONDENCE; THIS SPACE FOR ADDRESS ONLY); Logo (POST CARD) in stylized lettering with partial underscore; Written message (Dear Agnis your card at hand this morning yes my dear Rob and I are coming up to spend Sunday. We will leave here Saturday morn so of course you know what boat we will arrive on Lovingly Ruth); Addressee (Miss Agnis Fell Cleverdale Lake George N.Y.)
Digitized by Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens College (CUNY). Front Image Digitization Team: LBSCI 757, Digital Imaging, Fall 2012: Azadeh Zeyghami, Luisa Benedetto. Back Image Digitization Team: LBSCI 757, Digital Imaging, Fall 2012: Azadeh Zeyghami, Luisa Benedetto
3.5 in. x 5.5 in.
Pub. By H.D. Winegar Ft. Ann. N.Y.[indicated on front only]
Waterways Post Card Collection of Thomas T. Surprenant: Barge Canal