Fallsview Bridge as seen from balcony of Lafayette Hotel, c. 1920

Dublin Core

Title

Fallsview Bridge as seen from balcony of Lafayette Hotel, c. 1920

Subject

Fallsview Bridge; Niagara River

Description

Black and white photographic print showing the Fallsview Bridge over the Niagara River as seen from balcony of Lafayette Hotel, c. 1920. The bridge was also known as the Honeymoon Bridge, and was in operation from 1898-1938, when it collapsed due to a rise of the river bed and icy conditions.

Source

Welland Public Library Photo Collection

Date

c. 1920

Rights

Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.

Relation

A video of the collapse of the bridge in 1938 can be seen here: Niagara Falls Bridge Collapses Under Pressure of Ice

Two photographs of the collapse can be viewed on this site: Fallsview Bridge collapses into Niagara River, January 1938

Format

Black and white photographic print

Type

Still image

Identifier

Storage - Welland Canal Binder #1 – Bridges – WELD-bri-0021

Coverage

Niagara Falls

Files

IMG_20230112_0005 (2).jpg

Collection

Citation

“Fallsview Bridge as seen from balcony of Lafayette Hotel, c. 1920,” Welland Public Library Local History, accessed July 14, 2024, https://omeka.wellandlibrary.ca/items/show/9354.