July 28, 2011
Associated Press file photo

The American side of Niagara Falls, is seen in this June 2001 aerial photograph in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Associated Press photo

French high wire artist Philippe Petit walks across a tightrope that is 45 feet out over the Niagara River. The Horseshoe Falls are seen in the background and a ‘Maid of the Mist’ tour boat is seen below. October 1986.