View from west of the construction of the new Barge Canal lock 17 on the Mohawk River in Little Falls. The old canal can be seen on the south river bank and the entrance from the lock into the new river channel. The lock has a vertical lift gate. Railroad tracks and a railroad shack [presumably] can be seen on the right side of the card. Bleed through of the word "card" can be seen from back side.
Postal data: unmarked, unposted (PLACE ONE CENT STAMP HERE) [printed inside stamp box]; Postcard type: divided back (This space may be used for correspondence); (For address only); Logo (Post Card AUTHORIZED BY ACT OF CONGRESS MAY 19, 1898); No message; No addressee.
Digitized by Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens College (CUNY). Front Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 757, Digital Imaging, Spring 2010: Caity Selleck, Rachel Oleaga. Back Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 757, Digital Imaging, Spring 2010: Caity Selleck, Rachel Oleaga
3.5 in. x 5.5 in.
Waterways Post Card Collection of Thomas T. Surprenant: Barge Canal