Water rushes through a break in the Forestport Feeder canal levee, 1899

Water rushing through a break in the Forestport Feeder canal levee, 1899. A crowd of onlookers oversee the water to the right. This levee, in upper Oneida County, broke several times over a period of a few years, raising suspicions of intentional sabotage.
Identifier
NYSA_A0834-77_B5_F11
Date
September 18 1899
Contributor
C. Dayton (photographer)
Language
English
Source
New York State Archives, New York (State). Canal Investigating Commission (1898). Printed material, correspondence and photographs from the Canal Investigating Commission, 1888-1912. Series A0834-77, Box 5, Folder 11.
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Geographic Locations

Oneida County