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Oldest Video of Niagara Falls

The film was taken on the American side of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls New York, USA.  The date of the footage is believed to be December 12, 1896.  The copyright was owned by Thomas A. Edison and published by Edison Manufacturing Company which made over 1,000 of such films in that era.

The actual film reel can be seen at the Library of Congress.

Nelson Rockefeller Visits Niagara Falls

Old film footage of Nelson Rockefeller visiting Niagara Falls, NY in the early 70’s.

Old Film of the Welland Canal

Here is an old family film which includes Niagara Falls, Maid of the Mist, the Ford Motor Company and a ship going down the Welland Canal.