I first saw this video mentioned in the Americana twitter feed

Niagara Falls 1937 video~ much of the water now flows behind the scenes creating electricity for much of the region.

It links to a YouTube video with the following description:

A home movie that my grandparents made of their trip to Detroit and Niagara Falls in 1937. It’s 8 mm and video only. Has degraded a bit over the decades, but still fun to watch, I think.

The Niagara Falls portion of the video starts about 40 seconds in

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I love the Journey Behind the Falls poncho! It was also neat seeing the old Spanish Aero Car

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1 Comment on 80-year old video of Niagara Falls

  1. Haley Hughes says:

    Thanks for sharing my grandparents’ video. I’m glad people enjoy the historic views as much as I do. Also, thanks for identifying the Spanish Aero Car for me. I had no idea what it was.

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