The following are excerpts from a Courier-Express article from July 16, 1939 by Robert B. Boltwood.
Industry in the Buffalo region operated according to the cycle of the seasons from the beginning of commercial traffic on the Great Lakes in the early 1800's.
A pictorial from the Buffalo Sunday Times, May 1927 chronicles the construction of the Peace Bridge.
January 6, 1936, rear of Le Couteulx Street in the Canal district. A New Year's Day blast destroyed the building that formerly occupied the vacant plot in the foreground, killing 5 persons.
Foundations of Memorial Auditorium being poured, 1939, Main and the Terrace.
A series of Erie Canal images, associated with the Buffalo-based Pitts Agricultural Works.
When the Erie Canal first opened, the Commercial Slip was a major shipping port along the canal. Today, it is seeing a resurgence with the events going on at Canalside.
The Buffalo Yacht Club was founded in 1861 and had 5 previous headquarters before the present location was identified at the foot of Porter Avenue in Buffalo.