Vintage Photographs

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Vintage Photographs


Most of these date to 1900-1910.

Collection Items

Damaged Old Wooden Bridge over the Lehigh River
If you look closely, you can see the men peering out through the damaged opening.

Lehigh Gap Dam
The timber crib dam south of Lehigh Gap that supported navigation on the Lehigh canal

Lehigh River
Not exactly sure of the location of this view along the river.

Lehigh Canal Wooden Bridge, Walnutport, Pa.
Looking north. To the left of this bridge over the canal was the bridge over the Lehigh River that connected Slatington and Walnutport.

Lehigh Canal Wooden Bridge, Walnutport, Pa., Second View
This photo is taken a bit further south of the bridge.

Lehigh Canal
I think that this is looking south along the canal, below Walnutport.

Trucker's Saw Mill
Formerly located on the east bank of trout Creek just above the Main Street bridge.

Kern's Dam
I don't think that this is Kern's Dam on Trout Creek, but that's a good enough guess for now until I figure it out.

"The Berksie"
This was a Reading gas electric car (#4067) that ran from the Slatington depot on the Lehgh Valley's branch line out to Emerald, and then continued on the Reading Line out past Best station. The train at one time brought students in to school in the…
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