At Gnome in Niagara

From Niagara This Week: Travelocity’s Roaming Gnome checked out the sights of Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake on the weekend. While here, the gnome was spotted at such places as Niagara Parks Journey Behind the Falls and taking in a close up view of the Horseshoe Falls aboard a Hornblower Niagara Cruises catamaran. He was also…

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80-year old video of Niagara Falls

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…

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Aero Car honoured

From the Niagara Falls Review: The engineering feat of building a cable car over the Niagara River whirlpool was recognized Thursday when the Whirlpool Aero Car was designated an International Historic Civil Engineering Work… The ride was built between 1914 and 1916 and was originally known as the Spanish Aero Car, paying tribute to the…

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