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Horseshoe Falls, Goat Island

Horseshoe Falls, Goat Island Niagara Falls New York
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Stock #: 9276
City: Niagara Falls
State: New York (NY)
County: Niagara
Postmark: 1920
PM City: SALAMANCA
PM State: NY
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Horse Shoe Falls from American Side, Niagara Falls. Standing on the extremity of Goat Island there is presented an unsurpraised and striking artistic view of the campus Terrapin rock and the Horse Show daily. The liny bridge which spans the Rapids just above the Fall has one end on Goat Island and the other upon Terrapin Rock. A stone tower formerly slood on Terrapin Rock, which lies on the very brink of the Fall, seemingly as if in momentary danger of being swept into the vortex below. The ceaseless thunder of the waters, the vibration of their volume, and the constant dampness and mist rendered the tower dangerously unsafe, and it was removed about a quarter of a century, ago