Draperies of Ice

A benefit of the deep freezes of winter are the wonderful “draperies of ice” that form along creeks and waterfalls.

Below are three stereographs from the New York Public Library collection showing beautiful displays of ice and snow at Kaaterskill (spelled Kauterskill in the records) Falls from the early 20th century. The last image was taken from underneath the falls looking out into the clove.

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