Home › AllOTSEGO › SLIDE SHOW OF ONEONTA FALLS SLIDE SHOW OF ONEONTA FALLS 01/30/2016 AllOTSEGO SLIDE SHOW OF ONEONTA FALLS Oneonta’s Carleton Watkins, a pioneering photographer, discovered Oneonta Falls in his travels out west and named it after his hometown. Oneonta Gorge, item number 66386, Lot 93, in the Carleton E. Watkins collection.Carleton E. Watkins photographs [graphic], 1861-1885. ba021146; stereograph of Oneonta Gorge, Columbia River Gorge, Oregon, 1883. This is a modern-day version of the gorge, captured by the Antonuccis during their recent visit to Oregon. The Antonuccis at the foot of the gorge. …and at the top of Oneonta Falls. Frank Antonucci was surprised to find the Oneonta Trail marker on a day of hiking in Oregon. The Antonuccis’ grandson at the foot of Oneonta Falls.