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digital photo by Dick Makse, July 13, 1998
  DOWNSVILLE is in the heart of the East Branch Valley and has long been the trading center of this community. It has the largest and best stores to be found in Delaware County. Here will be found a wide expanse of level river land, with Mountain Peaks towering high on all sides. Downsville is an incorporated village of about 2000 inhabitants. It has an electric light plant and also has a never-ending water supply from spring fed reservoirs, situated on the mountain sides, thereby giving a constant supply of pure spring water throughout the village. There are first-class liveries, churches of all denominations , telegraph and telephone offices.
  Summer vacation brochure, published by the New York, Ontario & Western Railway, c1908