The Niagara River leaves Lake Erie at Buffalo at an elevation of about 600 feet above sea level to run a turbulent course for twenty-seven miles to Lake Ontario. In this journey, it descends over 300 feet, 160 feet of descent is made at the Falls shown in this picture, located about twenty miles from its source.
Postcard: “C.T. Art-Colortone,” Made Only by Curt Teich & Co., Inc. Chicago, U.S.A.
Otto Ulbrich Co., Buffalo, N.Y.