Pouring concrete at a hydro-electric plant in Hollywood Hamlet

Pouring concrete in sub-freezing temperatures at the Carry Falls hydro-electric plant in 1952, part of the Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation’s Raquette River development. The Carry Falls dam created a 7-mile long reservoir that flooded Hollywood, a hamlet of Colton. Photo by Niagara Mohawk News. 1952. Town of Colton, NY. Courtesy of the Colton Historical Society.

For more information, check out our story on the flooding of Hollywood.

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