Beginning with shock absorbers, the history of Houdaille Industries, in its various guises, encompasses everything from auto parts to launch pads for spaceships-- and just about everything in between.
The Borst-Damon Company were dealers in Republic Trucks.
Trucks have been a critical part of our way of life for the past hundred years or so. We dug through our files and came up with a short selection of trucks from Western New York's past for this edition of the Old Photo Album.
The efforts of Dr. Clifford Furnas helped make the Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory a unique community of scientists, and the work of this pioneering research facility continues to impact life in the 21st century.
A freak accident changed the path of John R. Oishei’s career, but his giving nature was a life-long constant, and has left a vibrant philanthropic legacy that continues to impact Western New York in the 21st century.
The onset of the First World War brought Glenn Curtiss’ quest to send an aircraft across the Atlantic to a temporary halt. But it also brought incredible changes to his small-town aeroplane and motor business.