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Home > New York > Cohoes > Cohoes Company, Gate House No. 1, On Mohawk River, North end of Canal abutting East , Cohoes, Albany County, NY



B&W Photos
Photocopy Of Photograph
HB860314
Photocopy Of Photograph
Aerial View From Northeast
HB860315
Aerial View From Northeast
Aerial View From West
HB860316
Aerial View From West
Aerial View From Southwest
HB860317
Aerial View From Southwest
Aerial View From East
HB860318
Aerial View From East
South Side Of Gated Section, West Side Of
HB860319
South Side Of Gated Section, West Side Of 't'
Detail, South End Of
HB860320
Detail, South End Of 't'
East Elevation
HB860321
East Elevation
East And North Sides Of
HB860322
East And North Sides Of 't'
North Elevation Of
HB860323
North Elevation Of 't'
View From Northwest
HB860324
View From Northwest
View Of Arch Under North Side Of
HB860325
View Of Arch Under North Side Of 't', Looking West
Interior, Looking North
HB860326
Interior, Looking North
Interior, Looking North, Showing Remains Of Gate Opening Machinery
HB860327
Interior, Looking North, Showing Remains Of Gate Opening Machinery
Interior, Looking North
HB860328
Interior, Looking North
Interior, Looking North
HB860329
Interior, Looking North
Interior, Looking North, Showing Gate Opening Machinery
HB860330
Interior, Looking North, Showing Gate Opening Machinery
Detail Of Gate Opening Machinery, From North
HB860331
Detail Of Gate Opening Machinery, From North
Interior, Looking South
HB860332
Interior, Looking South
Interior, Looking South
HB860333
Interior, Looking South

HB860334

HB860335

HB860336

HB860337


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
North end of Canal abutting East, Cohoes, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-8
Building/structure dates: 1866 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1911 subsequent work
Significance: In addition to its practical function as a gate house controlling the flow of water to the canal, the head gate house was conceived romantically as a Romanesque Revival, brick bastion at the head of the power canal where it is fed by the Mohawk River.

Subjects
Hydroelectric Power Plants


Related Names
Worthen,William
Van Auken,David
Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation
Wild, Alfred
Garner, William T.
Van Benthuysen, Charles
Huberman, R. Carole, Historian
Vogel, Robert M., Historian
Pollak, Richard J., Historian
Warner, Frank W., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
5. Photocopy of photograph. VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST, SHOWING ORIGINAL ROOF. (photographer unknown, pre-1922)
6. AERIAL VIEW FROM NORTHEAST
7. AERIAL VIEW FROM WEST
8. AERIAL VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
9. AERIAL VIEW FROM EAST
10. SOUTH SIDE OF GATED SECTION, WEST SIDE OF 'T'
11. DETAIL, SOUTH END OF 'T'
12. EAST ELEVATION
13. EAST AND NORTH SIDES OF 'T'
14. NORTH ELEVATION OF 'T'
15. VIEW FROM NORTHWEST
16. VIEW OF ARCH UNDER NORTH SIDE OF 'T', LOOKING WEST
17. INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH
18. INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING REMAINS OF GATE OPENING MACHINERY
19. INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH
20. INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH
21. INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING GATE OPENING MACHINERY
22. DETAIL OF GATE OPENING MACHINERY, FROM NORTH
23. INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH
24. INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH


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