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.
Known as the “Painter of the Niagara Frontier,” Amos Sangster is best known for his historic series of etchings, published from 1886 to 1889, which chronicled the complete Niagara River from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario.
As work on the HARBORCenter gets underway in Buffalo, we look back on the colorful history of the Webster Block.
A never-before-published watercolor depicts the Brayley & Pitts Company, the Erie Canal and the New York Central Railroad, among other fascinating details.
In a time when barrels were essential to shipping goods on the Erie Canal, the E. & B. Holmes Machinery Company transformed the manufacturing industry and helped Buffalo thrive as a port city.
An upcoming summer event at the Commercial Slip blends history and interpretive dance.
In 1924, the Buffalo Courier ran a summer beach photo contest. Time for some fun in the sun!
With plans underway to revitalize Olmsted’s Riverside Park, we look back on the original design for a beautiful riverfront park in North Buffalo.