The Erie Canal opened the West-- but getting there could be a deadly gamble, as this 1841 tragedy demonstrated.
Preservation of a National Historic Landmark is always a challenge-- even more so when it is sitting in the water.
A chance find in a semi-related album yields some fascinating photos of a pioneering event in aviation history.
Back in April, we asked readers to share their memories, photos and artifacts with us-- and you delivered!
Despite the warm start, Western New York has been no stranger to Old Man Winter. These photos from the early 20th century show how our region has embraced the cold months.
Buffalo and Western New York are known for wintry weather and the recent lake effect event the area witnessed in November was only the latest addition to the region’s snowy heritage.
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.