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Pictured is a photograph taken by former Lockport resident H.H. Carter of Mitchell’s Restaurant & Quick Lunch in downtown Lockport between 1913-1916. Carter’s street photography is currently on display through May 20 at the Gaylord Building in Lockport. (Photos provided by Adelmann Regional History Collection)
A young girl sweeps up the sidewalk in a photo taken by former Lockport resident and pharmacist H.H. Carter.
A woman roller skates through downtown Lockport in a photo taken by H.H. Carter. (Heather Warthen/22nd Century Media)
H.H. Carter, a former Lockport resident and pharmacist, photographed this woman outside a bakery in downtown Lockport between 1913-1916. Carter’s street photography is currently on display at the Gaylord Building in Lockport.
Pictured is a map created to encompass the 96-mile area that makes up the nation’s first National Heritage Corridor. The map, along with photos of the past 30 years of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, is on display at the Gaylord Building in Lockport.
Pictured is a man leaving church and pushing his child’s buggy. The photo was taken by H.H. Carter. (Photo provided by Adelmann Regional History Collection)
A group of children wait for school to start in a photo taken by H.H. Carter. (Photo provided by Adelmann Regional History Collection)
Pictured is the Norton Building in the early 1900s. (Photo provided by Adelmann Regional History Collection)
Pictured is Lock Four along the I&M Canal. It is one of the photos by Paul Kaister that is currently on display at the Gaylord Building in Lockport. (Heather Warthen/22nd Century Media)
Heather Warthen, Contributing Editor
4:09 pm CST March 2, 2015

Photos showcase downtown Lockport, I&M Canal

Clutching a tin lunch box, a woman hurries across the railroad tracks in Lockport to get to work. A few blocks away, a group of children bundled up in winter coats and hats wait for school to start outside Central Square. Some children carry a book or two, while others carry a jump rope – with some of the girls using a jump rope for a game of Double Dutch.