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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
The Noses

[This information is from Vol. I, p. 75 of History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925, edited by Nelson Greene (Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1925). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 974.7 G81h. This online edition includes lists of portraits, maps and illustrations. As noted by Paul Keesler in his article, "The Much Maligned Mr. Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Photo of the Little Nose.

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Photo: Little Nose.

On the south shore, 414 feet above the river, with sheer rock cliffs rising 200 feet high. A tow of boats is passing east on the Mohawk. Little Nose is a noted landmark of the New York Central Railroad and Old Mohawk Turnpike.

Photo of the Noses Near Sprakers.

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Photo: The Noses Near Sprakers. Photo by C. M. Vander Veer, Amsterdam.

Where the ancient Mohawk and the glacier cut a pass through a granite spur of the Adirondacks. View looking west. Big Nose on the right. Little Nose on the left.

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