Nineteenth-century views of Niagara Falls when strolling onto the crystallized cataract was a winter tradition.
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Very early on a January morning, the force of nature met early steel span technology, resulting in a tremendous wreck; a record number of people rushed to view the scene, and many of them brought cameras.
The Point, known now as Prospect Point, is where the history of photography played out against the backdrop of Niagara Falls in competition for tourist dollars.
Three centuries ago, French traders established this small, but important site in what is now Lewiston.