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Another photo my Dad took in summer 1958 at Niagara Falls on the Canadian side (a row of autos was in the previous photo I submitted). Although somewhat fuzzy, it shows the period well. At 8 years old, I think I was beside him when he took this shot. The then-recent (1954) slide on the American side is seen again, an event well related by a viewer of the last picture here at Shorpy. View full size.