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This view of a construction bridge with a steam crane was shot from Stevenson, looking toward Oxford. When construction started in 1917, the Housatonic River meandered through the boundary between Oxford and Monroe, but two years later a large lake increased the water level by 76 feet, creating Lake Zoar, which holds about nine billion gallons of water. (Courtesy of Joseph Lenahan.) (From Images of America, Oxford, by Dorothy A. DeBisschop)