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Plan for utilizing the water power of the Ohio River at Louisville, Ky

Plan for utilizing the water power of the Ohio River at Louisville, Ky

Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Depths shown by gradient tints. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Copy imperfect: Stained, brittle, missing small sections along lower edge, and mounted on cloth backing. Incl... more

U.S. Reports: Blair v. Cuming County, 111 U.S. 363 (1884)

U.S. Reports: Blair v. Cuming County, 111 U.S. 363 (1884)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 111; October Term, 1883; Blair v. Cuming County

Holyoke Water Power testing flume

Holyoke Water Power testing flume

The Holyoke Testing Flume building on the Second Level Canal, between Cabot and Sargeant Streets. A large mill smokestack is visible behind the buidling. Five men are atop the smokestack and a large object is b... more

Testing flume at the Holyoke Water Power Company

Testing flume at the Holyoke Water Power Company

The Holyoke Water Power Testing Flume was designed by engineer Clemens Herschel and installed between the First- and Second-level canals near Cabot Street. The flume was used to test the performance of the wate... more

U.S. Reports: Water Power Co. v. Water Commissioners, 168 U.S. 349 (1897)

U.S. Reports: Water Power Co. v. Water Commissioners, 168 U.S. 349 (18...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 168; October Term, 1897; St. Anthony Falls Water Power Company v. St. Paul Water Commissioners; Minneapolis Mill Company v. St. Paul Water Commissioners

U.S. Reports: Green Bay &c. Canal Co. v. Patten Paper Co., 173 U.S. 179 (1899)

U.S. Reports: Green Bay &c. Canal Co. v. Patten Paper Co., 173 U.S. 17...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 173; October Term, 1898; Green Bay and Mississippi Canal Company v. Patten Paper Company

U.S. Reports: Water Power Co. v. Street Railway Co., 172 U.S. 475 (1899)

U.S. Reports: Water Power Co. v. Street Railway Co., 172 U.S. 475 (189...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 172; October Term, 1898; Columbia Water Power Company v. Columbia Electric Street Railway Light and Power Company

Sketch map of portion of the Province of Ontario and State of New York indicating termini and possible routes of proposed water power canals of companies incorporated to take water from Lake Erie and Niagara River

Sketch map of portion of the Province of Ontario and State of New York...

Scale ca. 1:63,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

U.S. Reports: Cuyahoga Co. v. Northern Ohio Co., 252 U.S. 388 (1920)

U.S. Reports: Cuyahoga Co. v. Northern Ohio Co., 252 U.S. 388 (1920)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 252; October Term, 1919; Cuyahoga River Power Company v. Northern Ohio Traction &(and) Light Company et al.

Wasted Wealth in the Balkans. Thousands of dollars worth of "white coal" goes to waste in the Balkans every day through failure to make use of the existing water power. This grist mill has been in operation 350 years but it is utilizing only one fiftieth of the power that could be generated on this spot. Impressed by the tremendous coal shortage Europe is enduring, American Red Cross sanitation experts in Montenegro while inspection in the mountain streams to detect typhoid sources, have been amazed at the possibilities for hydroelectric installations

Wasted Wealth in the Balkans. Thousands of dollars worth of "white coa...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC Paris Office. Group title: General, Montenegro. On caption card: (1/1901) Use... more

Where Nature Supplants the Mortar Man. A view at Podgoritza, Montenegro, showing a dam solidified by Nature. To supply water power to the town mill, which is the lower building in the picture the Montenegrin simply laid loose rocks across this stream. The natural lime precipitate in the water passing through and over them knitted the structure solidly together in a comparatively short time. On the causeway can be seen Major E.J. Swift, of San Francisco, one of the directors of American Red Cross relief distribution in Montenegro who examined the ancient mill with a view to opening it as a part of Red Cross efforts in reconstructing the country

Where Nature Supplants the Mortar Man. A view at Podgoritza, Montenegr...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: Paris Office. Group title: General, Montenegro. On caption card: (12/1209) Used i... more

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 793-797 (Suppl. 2 1925)

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 793-797 (Suppl. 2 1925)

Description: U.S. Code 1925 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 16: Conservation, Chapter 12: Water Power, Sections 793-797

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 792-797 (Suppl. 6 1925)

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 792-797 (Suppl. 6 1925)

Description: U.S. Code 1925 Edition, Supplement 6, Title 16: Conservation, Chapter 12: Water Power, Sections 792-797

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 793-797 (Suppl. 1 1925)

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 793-797 (Suppl. 1 1925)

Description: U.S. Code 1925 Edition, Supplement 1, Title 16: Conservation, Chapter 12: Water Power, Sections 793-797

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 791-823 (1925)

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 791-823 (1925)

Description: U.S. Code 1925 Edition, Title 16: Conservation, Chapter 12: Water Power, Sections 791-823

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 792-797 (Suppl. 7 1925)

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 792-797 (Suppl. 7 1925)

Description: U.S. Code 1925 Edition, Supplement 7, Title 16: Conservation, Chapter 12: Water Power, Sections 792-797

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 793-797 (Suppl. 3 1925)

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 793-797 (Suppl. 3 1925)

Description: U.S. Code 1925 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 16: Conservation, Chapter 12: Water Power, Sections 793-797

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 792-797 (Suppl. 5 1925)

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 792-797 (Suppl. 5 1925)

Description: U.S. Code 1925 Edition, Supplement 5, Title 16: Conservation, Chapter 12: Water Power, Sections 792-797

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 792-797 (Suppl. 4 1925)

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 792-797 (Suppl. 4 1925)

Description: U.S. Code 1925 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 16: Conservation, Chapter 12: Water Power, Sections 792-797

U.S. Reports: Broad River Power Co. v. Query, 288 U.S. 178 (1933)

U.S. Reports: Broad River Power Co. v. Query, 288 U.S. 178 (1933)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 288; October Term, 1932; Broad River Power Co. v. Query et al.

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 791-823 (1934)

United States Code: Water Power, 16 U.S.C. §§ 791-823 (1934)

Description: U.S. Code 1934 Edition, Title 16: Conservation, Chapter 12: Water Power, Sections 791-823

The old water power. Kenyon's genuine Rhode Island johnnycake flour mill in Usquepaugh, Rhode Island

The old water power. Kenyon's genuine Rhode Island johnnycake flour mi...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Old water mill near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Old water mill near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Persistent URL: floridamemory.com/items/show/246340 ( http://floridamemory.com/items/show/246340 ) ..Local call number: JJS1119..Title: Old water mill near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania..Date: ca. 1940..Physical d... more

Flour mill in Vernon, New York which still uses water power for grinding

Flour mill in Vernon, New York which still uses water power for grindi...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

The Connecticut River is dammed to supply water power for the mills of Holyoke, Massachusetts

The Connecticut River is dammed to supply water power for the mills of...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Photograph of Saw Driven by Water Power at Grist Mill

Photograph of Saw Driven by Water Power at Grist Mill

Original caption: Saw, driven by water power at Grist Mill. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Saw Driven by Water Power at Grist Mill

Photograph of Saw Driven by Water Power at Grist Mill

Original caption: Saw, driven by water power at Grist Mill. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Saw Driven by Water Power at Grist Mill

Photograph of Saw Driven by Water Power at Grist Mill

Original caption: Saw, driven by water power at Grist Mill. Historic Photographs

Falco, Florida i.e. Alabama. Grist mill using pond of the old Falco lumber company for its supply of water power

Falco, Florida i.e. Alabama. Grist mill using pond of the old Falco lu...

Location correction provided by D. Mitchell, Sept. 2003; confirmed in USGS GNIS; corrected Nov. 2003. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas ... more

LAND OF ENCHANTMENT: SOUTHWEST U.S.A

LAND OF ENCHANTMENT: SOUTHWEST U.S.A

1948 Documentary: Depicts traditional crafts in an Indian settlement in New Mexico. R.1. Visits the home of artist Georgia O'Keefe, examines her art and shows Navaho artists making pottery. Indians perform ritu... more

Housing for prayer wheel, turn for water power

Housing for prayer wheel, turn for water power

Photograph shows wooden and stone structure with blue painted trim, built over stream, Lachung, Sikkim. Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congres... more

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; ...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; ...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

View of Great Falls; hydro-electric building in left foreground.

View of Great Falls; hydro-electric building in left foreground.

Forms part of a group of images recorded on August 15, documenting views of downtown Paterson as seen from Garret Mountain.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; ...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

View of Great Falls; hydro-electric building in left foreground.

View of Great Falls; hydro-electric building in left foreground.

Forms part of a group of images recorded on August 15, documenting views of downtown Paterson as seen from Garret Mountain.

Dry part of raceway system full of weeds and garbage; old mill building in the background.

Dry part of raceway system full of weeds and garbage; old mill buildin...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; ...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; ...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Dry canal, full of weeds and garbage, that is part of the raceway system that formerly supplied hydraulic power to mills; mill building in the background.

Dry canal, full of weeds and garbage, that is part of the raceway syst...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; ...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; ...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Dry canal, full of weeds and garbage, that is part of the raceway system that formerly supplied hydraulic power to mills; mill building in the background.

Dry canal, full of weeds and garbage, that is part of the raceway syst...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; ...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; ...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; ...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; ...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; the raceway supplied hydraulic power for mills.

Water flowing through raceway system in Paterson's historic district; ...

Forms part of a group of images recorded on September 11, documenting scenes in Paterson's historic district.

Plants grow on the Northern Canal Walkway overlooking the Merrimack River

Plants grow on the Northern Canal Walkway overlooking the Merrimack Ri...

Plants grow on the Northern Canal Walkway overlooking the Merrimack River

Trees along the Northern Canal Walkway

Trees along the Northern Canal Walkway

The Northern Canal Walkway can offer a nice space to connect with nature.

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Substation, Cove Power Plant Road, Grace, Caribou County, ID

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Substation, Cove Power Plant Road, Gra...

Significance: The substation contained step-up transformers that provided for the conversion of power generated by the Cove power house into a useable and transmissable wattage. Survey number: HAER ID-43-L Bu... more

Grant's Grist & Saw Mill, Wrentham Road, Cumberland, Providence County, RI

Grant's Grist & Saw Mill, Wrentham Road, Cumberland, Providence County...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-2 Survey number: HAER RI-13

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Heating House, Cove Power Plant Road, Grace, Caribou County, ID

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Heating House, Cove Power Plant Road, ...

Significance: The heating house (switch house) is an original component of the Cove Hydroelectric Development. It exhibits the Mission Revival architecture elements that visually tie the elements of the upper C... more

Barbour Flax Spinning Company, Spruce & Barbour Streets, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Barbour Flax Spinning Company, Spruce & Barbour Streets, Paterson, Pas...

Significance: The Barbour Flax Spinning Company was one of the largest linen works in the country in the second half of the nineteenth century, employing some 440 people to process over a million and a half pou... more

Northern Canal Postcard

Northern Canal Postcard

A postcard featuring the Northern Canal Walkway

Walking along the Northern Canal

Walking along the Northern Canal

Visitors walk along the "Great River Wall" on the Northern Canal

Godwin Mill, Boiler & Engine House, Mill & Market Streets, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ

Godwin Mill, Boiler & Engine House, Mill & Market Streets, Paterson, P...

Significance: First leased in 1822, the Godwin Mill Lot housed one of the first large cotton spinning operations in Paterson. The Mill remained in operation until 1848, when it was destroyed by fire. Nine yea... more

Hamilton Canal, Wasteway Gatehouse, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA

Hamilton Canal, Wasteway Gatehouse, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA

Significance: The existing gatehouse as built in 1872 to replace the original gatehouse, which had been constructed in 1850. The original equipment for operating the gate is still in existence. Survey number:... more

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Concrete-Lined Canal, Cove Power Plant Road, Grace, Caribou County, ID

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Concrete-Lined Canal, Cove Power Plant...

Significance: The concrete-lined canal was an integral component of the original Cove system. It conveyed water from the screen house, through the upper gate house. It served as the transition feature from the... more

Northern Canal Walkway postcard

Northern Canal Walkway postcard

A postcard featuring the "Great River Wall" on the Northern Canal

Croton Hydroelectric Plant, Dam, Croton Dam Road at Muskegon River, Croton, Newaygo County, MI

Croton Hydroelectric Plant, Dam, Croton Dam Road at Muskegon River, Cr...

Significance: The earth embankment dam at the Croton Hydroelectric Plant is an innovative design feature of this complex designed by William G. Fargo, a Jackson, Michigan civil engineer who specialized in desig... more

Penstock for the Ore Chimney Mine

Penstock for the Ore Chimney Mine

The penstock shown here was used to funnel water that was held behind dams at Slave Lake, to turbines in the generator house. Electricity was then supplied to the Ore Chimney Mine. The several cement dams at Sl... more

Merrimack Canal, Rolling Dam, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA

Merrimack Canal, Rolling Dam, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA

Significance: Both the Rolling Dam and the Merrimack Dam were built in 1835 in order to provide intermediate levels between the Merrimack and Eastern Canals so that both could use the same wasteway. Survey num... more

Augusta Railway Company, West Power Station, Fifteenth & Greene Streets, Augusta Canal, Augusta, Richmond County, GA

Augusta Railway Company, West Power Station, Fifteenth & Greene Street...

Significance: The first generators of hydroelectric power on the Augusta Canal. The company, in addition to operating a street railway, sold electric power to domestic and industrial consumers, including Augus... more

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Upper Gate House, Cove Power Plant Road, Grace, Caribou County, ID

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Upper Gate House, Cove Power Plant Roa...

Significance: The Upper Gate House contained the Tainter gate that controlled the volume of water flowing through the Cove system. Survey number: HAER ID-43-F Building/structure dates: 1916-1917 Initial Construction

Northern Canal Walkway today

Northern Canal Walkway today

A modern view of the Northern Canal Walkway

Water power

Water power

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Title to water powers of navigable rivers in Wisconsin. Do they belong to the state or the riparian? Revised brief in behalf of the riparian claim

Title to water powers of navigable rivers in Wisconsin. Do they belong...

Signed: Moses Hooper. Also available in digital form.

Development of Great Falls for water power and increase of water supply for the District of Columbia

Development of Great Falls for water power and increase of water suppl...

Covers Potomac River watershed above Great Falls. Shows sub-watersheds, gaging stations, and reservoir sites. Title and imprint from accompanying text. On t.p. of accompanying text: Letter from the chairman of ... more

Columbia Canal & Power Plant, Waterfront of Broad River, Columbia, Richland County, SC

Columbia Canal & Power Plant, Waterfront of Broad River, Columbia, Ric...

Significance: Designed to enable the navigation of the Broad and Congaree Rivers at their confluence in Columbia, the canal was completed in 1824 and enlarged in 1891; the 1891 portion of the canal is the signi... more