Bird's-eye view of the Conemaugh Valley from Nineveh to the lake, Johnstown, Pa. : from personal sketches and surveys of the Pennsylvania R.R. by permission

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Title
Bird's-eye view of the Conemaugh Valley from Nineveh to the lake, Johnstown, Pa. : from personal sketches and surveys of the Pennsylvania R.R. by permission
Names
Lee, Alex. Y. (Creator)
Pennsylvania Railroad (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Cities and towns, A - Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1889 (Inferred)
Place: Pittsburgh?
Publisher: A.Y. Lee
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5184
Topics
Floods -- Pennsylvania -- Johnstown (Cambria County)
Floods -- Pennsylvania -- Conemaugh Valley
Floods
Conemaugh Valley (Pa.)
Johnstown (Cambria County, Pa.)
South Fork Dam (Pa.) -- Charts, diagrams, etc.
Pennsylvania -- Conemaugh Valley
Pennsylvania -- Johnstown (Cambria County)
Pennsylvania -- South Fork Dam
Genres
Maps
Aerial views
Physical maps
Pictorial maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Alex. Y. Lee, architect and civil engineer, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 view : color ; 36 x 72 cm
Description
Aerial view of the Johnstown vicinity showing the route of the waters of the Johnstown Flood of 31 May 1889 and the devastated areas resulting from them. Relief shown by landform drawings. Devastated areas, buildings, and débris accumulations shown pictorially. Includes inset color illustrations of "Viaduct" and "South Fork Dam", inset map of upstream area traversed by the Pennsylvania Railroad, and inset cross-section of dam.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 2010588930
RLIN/OCLC: 694995618
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646222
Folder number: US206.1.08
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 42b07a90-5375-0135-7d85-1decd383862d
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1889: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Bird's-eye view of the Conemaugh Valley from Nineveh to the lake, Johnstown, Pa. " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1889. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5383db20-47ec-0136-d50c-0d797e638354

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Bird's-eye view of the Conemaugh Valley from Nineveh to the lake, Johnstown, Pa. " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 20, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5383db20-47ec-0136-d50c-0d797e638354

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1889). Bird's-eye view of the Conemaugh Valley from Nineveh to the lake, Johnstown, Pa. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5383db20-47ec-0136-d50c-0d797e638354

Wikipedia Citation

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Bird's-eye view of the Conemaugh Valley from Nineveh to the lake, Johnstown, Pa.