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  • Subject is exactly "Dams"

009. Dam and stream.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18210.jpg
Date: 1950-1955
Slide marked "Duplicate." No identification.

Beatty’s dam, on Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4048.jpg
Date: 1889 (circa)
Crum Creek Road is on the left.

Cutting ice on Palmer's Dam

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01189.jpg
Date: 1895 (circa)
In the old vernacular, a pond and a dam were synonymous. Palmer's Dam was located on Ridley Creek just north of Baltimore Pike, upstream of the Media Water Works. Copy of original photo; source not noted

Dam at Sycamore Mills

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08047.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Along Ridley Creek

Fairmount Dam

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5238.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
This view, of the Fairmount Dam and Water Works and the Callowhill St. Bridge, was taken from a boathouse ramp above the dam on the Schuylkill River. Two steamboats are moored above dam, and the roof of a bathing pavilion is visible below dam. Sewer…

Media high railroad bridge, view looking south from bridge showing Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8307.jpg
Date: 1903-11-01
View also includes covered bridge at Baltimore Pike and view up the Ridley Creek valley. A trolley line crosses the creek in front of the covered bridge.

Palmer’s Dam and Mill on Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08009A.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Frank Lees caption: "This is Palmer's Mill, alongside Palmers Dam on the Crum Creek. Looking carefully you can see a fisherman sitting on the bank. Also you can see the spillway for the race which ran the huge water wheels in the mill. This mill was…

Palmers Dam on Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08008A.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
See also P-08009 and P-08040, for full description. This dam was inundated by the creation of the Springton Reservoir.

Palmers Mill and Dam at Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08040A.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
See also P-08008 and P-08009. This property is now beneath Springton Reservoir.

Palmers Mill and Dam at Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08040B.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
See also P-08008 and P-08009. This property is now beneath Springton Reservoir.

Railroad bridge 72 at Rockdale, north side

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8304.jpg
Location: Aston (Pa.)
Date: 1903-12-25
Probably Rockdale in Lenni, Aston Township

Railroad bridge 72 at Rockdale, top

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8306.jpg
Location: Aston (Pa.)
Date: 1903-12-25
Probably Rockdale in Lenni, Aston Township

Reservoir, Springfield Water Co

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10010.jpg
Date: 1920 (circa)
This is probably the lower pond created by the dam north of Beatty Road.

Strath Haven Inn

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8357-5.jpg
Date: 1905-1906
The dam backs up the flow of Crum Creek. The Strath Haven Condominiums now occupy this hillside.