Foundations of Memorial Auditorium being poured, 1939, Main and the Terrace.
How Hundreds of Thousands of Summer Excursionists Have Taken Their Lives in Their Hands in an Endeavor to Get a Modest Day's Outing.
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.
The Buffalo Canoe Club was founded in 1882 by William Lansing and other canoe enthusiasts.
A typical wealthy Buffalo couple might have two automobiles: an electric for the women in the family and a gasoline auto for the men in the family.
Designed by Frank Kirby and built at the Buffalo Dry Dock Company on Ganson Street, the coal-fired steamship Canadiana was one of the "Crystal Beach boats."
Ferry service between the Buffalo and Fort Erie banks of the Niagara River dates back to 1796. Many settlers crossed into Canada from Buffalo via ferry.
To meet wartime demands for pilot training, the SS Greater Buffalo was one of two Great Lakes cruise ships converted to aircraft carriers on the Inland Seas.