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Eigentliche Abbildung der Belägerung Wolffenbüttel sampt dem treffen so zwischen den Kays. vnd Schwedischen den 1929 Junij Anno 1641 sich zu getragen

Eigentliche Abbildung der Belägerung Wolffenbüttel sampt dem treffen s...

Birds-eye view print shows map of the area around Wolfenbüttel, Germany during the battle in 1641. Also shown is the giant dam erected on the Oker River to flood the city. Also shown are troop encampments, city... more

Croton Dam / drawn for D.T. Valentine ; drawn & lithd. by G. Hayward.

Croton Dam / drawn for D.T. Valentine ; drawn & lithd. by G. Hayward.

Print shows water cascading over spillway of the Croton Dam in New York. Title from item. Illus. from: Manual of the Corporation for the City of New York. New York : Common Council, 184-.

The campaign on the Potomac - unsuccessful attempt of the Rebels to destroy dam no. 5, on the upper Potomac, near Williamsport, Maryland, December 1861 / from a sketch by Capt. Henry Bacon for the 13th Massachusetts Volunteers.

The campaign on the Potomac - unsuccessful attempt of the Rebels to de...

Print shows Union troops defending a dam on the Potomac against attack by Confederate forces. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 13, no. 321 (1862 January 18), p. 129 (bottom h... more

Barrage du Nil, près du Caire (Égypte) / Bonfils.

Barrage du Nil, près du Caire (Égypte) / Bonfils.

Photograph shows the Delta Barrage (Nile Barrage), a dam on the Nile River near Cairo, Egypt. Title from item. No. 96.

The dam

The dam

Print shows a view of the river, dam, and spillway, with a gazebo and pedestrian mall, from a souvenir booklet of views of Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, part 1st, 1870. Title from item.

[Canal dam, Lexington, Va.]

[Canal dam, Lexington, Va.]

Title devised by Library staff. Original glass plate negative from Miley's Gallery, Lexington, VA.

Dam of the Chicago Drainage Canal, Joliet

Dam of the Chicago Drainage Canal, Joliet

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "68" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05934. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Dam across river, Appleton, Wis.
Dam across river, Appleton, Wis

Dam across river, Appleton, Wis

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). "474" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04783. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949. Unverified information in this record. 752 field.

Sleepy hollow

Sleepy hollow

[M] 13665 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2... more

Sweetwater Dam near San Diego, Calif.

Sweetwater Dam near San Diego, Calif.

Photograph shows water cascading over top of the Sweetwater Dam in Spring Valley, California. Title from item. Forms part of: Wittemann Collection (Library of Congress).

Ohio River - Davis Island dam, plate no. 1

Ohio River - Davis Island dam, plate no. 1

Detail of plate no. 1, showing the confluence of the Monongahela, Allegheny, and the Ohio rivers between Pittsburgh and Allegheny City, Brunot's Island, McKee's Rocks, also shows position of dam across the Ohio... more

[Dam, south fork, after Johnstown flood, Pennsylvania]
Broken dam from roadway, Johnstown Flood, May 31st, 1889

Broken dam from roadway, Johnstown Flood, May 31st, 1889

17848U U.S. Copyright Office. Photographed and copyright by Histed, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Ohio River - Davis Island dam, plate no. 12, weir 1, plan

Ohio River - Davis Island dam, plate no. 12, weir 1, plan

Detail of plate no. 12, showing the plan for weir no. 1 Title from item. Illus. in: Davis Island Dam, Ohio River / United States Army Corps of Engineers. Washington, D.C. : The Norris Peters Co., Photo-litho., ... more

Ohio River - Davis Island dam, plate no. 2, plan

Ohio River - Davis Island dam, plate no. 2, plan

Plate no. 2, showing the plan for sections A thru H, weirs no. 1 thru 3, pool level, navigable pass, abutment, and piers no. 1 thru 3, as well as the lock and lock keeper's house. Title from item. Illus. in: Da... more

View of the broken dam looking from bed of lake, Johnstown Flood, May 31st, 1889

View of the broken dam looking from bed of lake, Johnstown Flood, May ...

17846U U.S. Copyright Office. Photographed and copyright by Histed, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Ohio River - Davis Island dam, plate no. 18, drift gap with bear trap gates

Ohio River - Davis Island dam, plate no. 18, drift gap with bear trap ...

Detail of plate no. 18, showing the "transverse section of bear trap." Title from item. Illus. in: Davis Island Dam, Ohio River / United States Army Corps of Engineers. Washington, D.C. : The Norris Peters Co.,... more

Dam at Adams Bag Co., Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Dam at Adams Bag Co., Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Photograph shows water cascading over spillway of dam in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, with stone buildings of the Adams Bag Co. in the background. Title from item. Forms part of: Wittemann Collection (Library of Congress).

Bridge near Encarnacion, Mexico

Bridge near Encarnacion, Mexico

"Detroit Photographic Co." and "01610" on negative. Probably commissioned by Mexican Central Railway, 1891. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 01610. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Bridge near Encarnacion, Mexico
Porter's fleet passing the dam at Alexandria

Porter's fleet passing the dam at Alexandria

Print shows a dam constructed by Union troops to raise the water level to a depth that would enable Union ironclads to continue on the Red River at Alexandria, Louisiana. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's pi... more

Dam on the Pine River, Alma, Mich.

Dam on the Pine River, Alma, Mich.

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032765. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Dam on the Pine River, Alma, Mich.]
Chicago drainage canal and controlling works, Lockport, Ill

Chicago drainage canal and controlling works, Lockport, Ill

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 070186. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Storage dam, Columbus, Ohio

Storage dam, Columbus, Ohio

Title from jacket. "G 5838" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 039052. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Dam of the Utica Light and Power Co., Trenton chasm, N.Y

Dam of the Utica Light and Power Co., Trenton chasm, N.Y

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue P (1906). "G 1374" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 016838. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Huron River at the dam, Ann Arbor, Mich.

The Huron River at the dam, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Title from jacket. "G 8848" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 500515. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Sweetwater Dam, San Diego Land & Town Co

Sweetwater Dam, San Diego Land & Town Co

No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Dam and railroad trestle, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Dam and railroad trestle, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Title from jacket. "H 20" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 036250. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Storage dam, Columbus, Ohio]
Keene Valley, old mill on the Ausable, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.

Keene Valley, old mill on the Ausable, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.

Title from jacket. "G 1476" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 033207. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Dam, Red Cedar River near Mich. Agricultural College i.e. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich

Dam, Red Cedar River near Mich. Agricultural College i.e. Michigan Sta...

"H 51" and "036713" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 071451. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Ithaca Falls Gorge near power house, Ithaca

Ithaca Falls Gorge near power house, Ithaca

"15" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012113. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

State dam and lock, Saranac River, Adirondack Mts., N.Y

State dam and lock, Saranac River, Adirondack Mts., N.Y

"G 5418" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 071495. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Photos by a commercial "wanderer" through New York and Pennsylvania. Portrait, dam, views of towns

Photos by a commercial "wanderer" through New York and Pennsylvania. P...

Images listed from upper left, clockwise. In album: Photos by a commercial "wanderer" through New York and Pennsylvania, p. [11]. Item title devised.

Dam at Trenton Falls, Trenton Falls, N.Y.

Dam at Trenton Falls, Trenton Falls, N.Y.

Title from jacket. "H 222" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 039299. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Dam and lock, Saranac River, Adirondack Mtns., N.Y.

Dam and lock, Saranac River, Adirondack Mtns., N.Y.

Title from jacket. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue P (1906). "WHJ-848" on transparency. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 016150. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Oswego, dam at Oswego, N.Y.
Steam shovel removing a section of coffer dam, Livingstone Channel, Detroit, Mich.

Steam shovel removing a section of coffer dam, Livingstone Channel, De...

Title from jacket. "G 6686" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 039257. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Saw mill on Niobrara east of Valentine, Nebraska.
Saranac River dam and lock, Adirondack Mtns., N.Y.

Saranac River dam and lock, Adirondack Mtns., N.Y.

Title from jacket. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue P (1906). "WHJ-849" on transparency. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 016151. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Phila. Philadelphia & Reading bridge over Wissahickon Creek, Philadelphia, Pa

The Phila. Philadelphia & Reading bridge over Wissahickon Creek, Phila...

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "X 63" and "44" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012985. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Looking east along the channel, Livingstone Channel, Detroit, Mich.

Looking east along the channel, Livingstone Channel, Detroit, Mich.

Title from jacket. "G 6687" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 039258. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Storage dam, Columbus, O[hio]
Storage dam, Columbus, Ohio

Storage dam, Columbus, Ohio

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 071346. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Pump house & dam, South Hadley, Mass.

Pump house & dam, South Hadley, Mass.

Title from jacket. "4076" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 034854. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

New bridge at the dam, Ann Arbor, Mich.

New bridge at the dam, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Title from jacket. "G 8847" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 500514. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Pump house & dam, South Hadley, Mass.]
Mill on the Niobrara River, Johnstown, Brown County, Nebraska.

Mill on the Niobrara River, Johnstown, Brown County, Nebraska.

summary: Note: a sign on mill reads, "Home Flour". original size: 6x8

Wachusett Dam - boulders in the excavation, Feb. 12, 1901

Wachusett Dam - boulders in the excavation, Feb. 12, 1901

Construction of the Clinton-Wachusett sewage and water supply system, Massachusetts.

Water works dam on the Swannanoa, Asheville, N.C

Water works dam on the Swannanoa, Asheville, N.C

"WHJ 696" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 014322. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Wachusett Dam, westerly end of excavation, Oct. 1 '03

Wachusett Dam, westerly end of excavation, Oct. 1 '03

Construction of the Clinton-Wachusett sewage and water supply system, Massachusetts.

Holyoke dam, Holyoke, Mass.
Holyoke dam, Holyoke, Mass

Holyoke dam, Holyoke, Mass

"2213 A" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 017766. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Wachusett Dam from the viaduct

Wachusett Dam from the viaduct

Photograph shows construction on the Wachusett Reservoir Dam.

[Floodgates at dam facility]
[Floodgates at dam facility]
[Floodgates at dam facility]
Huron River, railroad bridge and dam, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Huron River, railroad bridge and dam, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Title from jacket. "Burr [Burridge] 124" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 039653. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The waters of reciprocity / K.

The waters of reciprocity / K.

Illustration shows Leslie M. Shaw riding on a hobby horse labeled "Shaw's Orations", calling out to fleeing citizens in a valley to stand their ground in the face of a weakening "Stand-Pat Dam" in the backgroun... more

[Floodgates at dam facility]
[View of the top of a dam]
[Floodgates at dam facility]
[Floodgates at dam facility]
[Floodgates at dam facility]
[Dam facilities]
Westminster High Bridge, Bellows Falls, Vt

Westminster High Bridge, Bellows Falls, Vt

"8" and "Saunderson" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 070086. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Paper mill, electric light plant and dam, Beloit, Wis.

Paper mill, electric light plant and dam, Beloit, Wis.

Postcard shows dam, generating plant and a paper mill in Beloit, Wisconsin. H 116539 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright by Hamilton Bros., Brodhead, Wisconsin.

Along the Hoosac sic River, Adams, Mass

Along the Hoosac sic River, Adams, Mass

"4214" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 070510. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Paper mills, Petoskey, Mich.
Paper mills, Petoskey, Mich

Paper mills, Petoskey, Mich

"G 4521" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 070723. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Flow over Bear Trap Dam, Chicago Drainage Canal, Lockport, Ill's

The Flow over Bear Trap Dam, Chicago Drainage Canal, Lockport, Ill's

"G 4800" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 071025. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Dam on Huron River, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Milling district, from lower dam, Minneapolis, Minn

Milling district, from lower dam, Minneapolis, Minn

"G 4757" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 070644. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

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