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Old sawmill that was operated by water power. Otsego County, New York

The old Kenyon's johnnycake flour mill in Usquepaugh is run by water power. The waterwheel is underneath the mill and by means of these two gears its power is brought into the mill

The old water power. Kenyon's genuine Rhode Island johnnycake flour mill in Usquepaugh, Rhode Island

The Connecticut River is dammed to supply water power for the mills of Holyoke, Massachusetts

Flour mill in Vernon, New York which still uses water power for grinding

View of Great Falls; hydro-electric building in left foreground.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Power house at Passaic Falls, Paterson, NJ.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Dry canal, full of weeds and garbage, that is part of the raceway system that formerly supplied hydraulic power to mills; mill building in the background.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Dry part of raceway system full of weeds and garbage; old mill building in the background.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Interpretive panel at Passaic Falls Park, Paterson, NJ.

View of Great Falls; hydro-electric building in left foreground.

Dry canal, full of weeds and garbage, that is part of the raceway system that formerly supplied hydraulic power to mills; mill building in the background.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Godwin Mill, Boiler & Engine House, Mill & Market Streets, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Grant's Grist & Saw Mill, Wrentham Road, Cumberland, Providence County, RI

Shaker Church Family Waterpower Building, Shaker Road, New Lebanon, Columbia County, NY

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Upper Gate House, Cove Power Plant Road, Grace, Caribou County, ID

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Substation, Cove Power Plant Road, Grace, Caribou County, ID

Puget Sound Power & Light Company, White River Hydroelectric Project, 600 North River Avenue, Dieringer, Pierce County, WA

Puget Sound Power & Light Company, White River Hydroelectric Project, 600 North River Avenue, Dieringer, Pierce County, WA

Augusta Railway Company, West Power Station, Fifteenth & Greene Streets, Augusta Canal, Augusta, Richmond County, GA

Merrimack Canal, Rolling Dam, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA

Centerville Hydroelectric System, Butte Creek, Centerville, Butte County, CA

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Concrete-Lined Canal, Cove Power Plant Road, Grace, Caribou County, ID

Hamilton Canal, Wasteway Gatehouse, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA

Barbour Flax Spinning Company, Spruce & Barbour Streets, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Heating House, Cove Power Plant Road, Grace, Caribou County, ID

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Penstock, Cove Power Plant Road, Grace, Caribou County, ID

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Great Falls/S. U. M. Power Canal System, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ