Flat Rock Dam

On the Schuylkill River at the Northwest corner of Philadelphia. Ivy Ridge "TV Towers" above.

I have not seen this view since about 1956, but apart from the fish ladder and a lot of new excrescences on the "TV towers" it looks much the same now as then. My father used to fish for wall-eyed pike from those rocks in the middle of the river, ...
The Flat Rock Dam spans the Schuylkill River near the Northwest corner of Philadelphia.  It is part of the now long defunct  Schuylkill Canal, first opened in 1828.  The antenna towers on Ivy Ridge have been a feature of the Philly skyline since t...