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Brooklyn BridgeThe New York City Waterfalls

90 to 100 foot waterfalls in New York City? The summer of 2008 made this a reality. Although the actual product was barely as grand as the plans made it out to be, the waterfalls that adorned the harbor were an interesting distraction from business as usual. The project has since been dismantled, but this section will be left online for historical purposes.

Waterfall safetyWaterfall Exploration and Hiking Safety

Don’t go chasing waterfalls unprepared. Check here for some safety tips for exploring streams and waterfalls.


trespassingNY Trespassing Law Summarized

Many of the areas we would like to explore are on private property. Much of this land isn’t marked. Be careful and do the research before you head out. This means looking for signs of private ownership as well as knowing the laws regarding trespassing. Here is our interpretation of the trespass laws in New York State.

Waterfall terminologyWaterfall and Geology Terminology

A list of our commonly-used terms and their explanations.


Taughannock Falls Rock SlideTaughannock Rock Fall

This amazing scene was captured by Arthur Lovell of Oxford, UK, around 2pm on November 4, 2010, when a large section of overhanging sandstone rock from the cathedral-like gorge wall fell into the plunge-pool below, creating a massive wave.

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New York Historic
New York Historic

Explore the history of New York State from the comfort of your desktop. We are creating a photographic catalog of New York State historic sites. Post comments, answer trivia, and learn what has happened in your neck of the woods. NY Historic

Public Markets
Public Markets

Beautiful captures of people and products from markets around the world. From Rochester to the mountains of China. Check back for monthly updates from local Upstate New York Markets. Scenes from Public Markets

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