Photographs of the Hudson Highlands, N.Y.
Ca. 1920-1928


Quantity: 9 black-and-white photographs
Access: Open for research.
Restrictions: White cotton gloves must be worn when handling photographs. Library does not own copyright. 
Acquisition: Unknown
Processed By: James Summa, Senior Librarian, Manuscripts and Special Collections, 2007

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Scope and Content Note: 

The collection contains photographs of Breakneck, Storm King, and Bear mountains, the U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot and Magazine at Iona Island, the Alfred H. Smith Memorial Bridge, Hell Hole, Popolopen Creek, and the Storm King Highway. Descriptions based on pencil or typed notes on photographs. Dates taken from notes on photos.


1 Stone Mt. on Hudson
2 Breakneck Mt., Hudson River [river in foreground]
3 Storm King Mt., 1920s [Storm King Highway slash is visible; river in foreground]
4 Storm King Mt., 1920s [Storm King Highway slash is visible; railroad tracks in foreground; river on the right]
5 U.S. Naval Ammunition & Ammunition Depot at Iona Island, Hudson River, June 1928 [river in foreground; depot and magazine in center; mountains in background]
6 The Castleton Cut-Off Bridge [Alfred E. Smith Memorial Bridge] of the N.Y. Central R.R., Hudson River at Castleton, NY. Aug. 1928 [Photo taken from boat, part of which can be seen in the photograph]
7 HELLS HOLE [Hell Hole] & Popolopen Creek at Bear Mt. Hudson R. June 1928 [two bridges crossing water, one in foreground and one in background]
8 Hudson River looking down the Highlands towards Peekskill, showing Bear Mtn.-Storm King Highway. June 1928
9 [Unidentified photo of water in foreground; distant shoreline and mountains in background]
Last Updated: May 24, 2021