Lake History

Into Onondaga Lake - August 1900

Into Onondaga Lake – August 1900

Solvay Process brine reservoir - 1952Photograph, courtesy of the Solvay Public Library, Solvay Process Collection

Solvay Process brine reservoir – 1952
Photograph, courtesy of the Solvay Public Library, Solvay Process Collection

June 22, 1966 aerial

June 22, 1966 aerial

June 5, 1938 aerial including wastebeds 1-8

June 5, 1938 aerial including wastebeds 1-8

June 5,1938 aerial including Harbor Brook/ Solvay Wastebed BPhotograph from Cornell University Library, New York States Aerial Photograph from Cornell University Library

June 5,1938 aerial including Harbor Brook/ Solvay Wastebed B
Photograph from Cornell University Library, New York States Aerial Photograph from Cornell University Library

Hazard home - View from brine reservoir Photograph, courtesy of the Solvay Public Library, Solvay Process Collection

Hazard home – View from brine reservoir
Photograph, courtesy of the Solvay Public Library, Solvay Process Collection

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Tully brine towersPhotograph, courtesy of the Solvay Public Library, Solvay Process Collection

Tully brine towers
Photograph, courtesy of the Solvay Public Library, Solvay Process Collection

Steam Crane in operation at Solvay Process in 1954. [Photo by Stanley Groman, RCHM Photo Collection]

Steam Crane in operation at Solvay Process in 1954.
Photo by Stanley A. Groman, MD; founder of Rail City Museum. Thanks to the Rail City Historical Museum and Robert Groman.

Photograph, courtesy of the Solvay Public Library, Solvay Process Collection

Photograph, courtesy of the Solvay Public Library, Solvay Process Collection

The Solvay Process plant, by then owned by Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation, closed in 1985.

The Solvay Process plant, by then owned by
Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation, closed in 1985.

"Looking East" 1902

“Looking East” 1902

Waste Beds

Waste Beds

Man and WagonPhotograph, courtesy of the Solvay Public Library, Solvay Process Collection

Man and Wagon
Photograph, courtesy of the Solvay Public Library, Solvay Process Collection

From Gere Hill - 1890

From Gere Hill – 1890

The Erie Canal passed through until about 1917.Photograph, courtesy of the Solvay Public Library, Solvay Process Collection

The Erie Canal passed through until about 1917.
Photograph, courtesy of the Solvay Public Library, Solvay Process Collection

South East adjacent view - 1908

South East adjacent view – 1908

South East view - 1908

South East view – 1908

The Bucket Line

The Bucket Line

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