Walking further North along the Genesee River Trail, we are getting closer to Rochester downtown and the first structure we encounter is this large spillway and Dam. It has side sections that must control the water flow to the downtown portion of the Genesee River. The central part is freely open and many large trees have gotten caught up in the dam.
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Closeup of the date on the dam:
Closeup of the waterflow at the dam, note the icicles on the logs. It was COLD out there: