Lockport artist Raphael Beck was best known for designing the 1901 Pan-Am logo but he also left behind an extensive body of work. Coming from a family of artists, Beck's skill and versatility are shown here.
Once an uninhabitable forest full of rock ledges, the area now known as Lockport seemed like an unlikely spot for a boom town. That all changed when the Erie Canal needed a place to climb the Niagara Escarpment.
The Van Horn Mansion has deep roots in Niagara County history. The prominent brick building, dating back to 1823, is being restored to reflect the glory days of the Van Horn family.
A photographic tour of the finely furnished 183-year-old Bond House, Lockport's first brick home.
From its beginning on the Erie Canal, Lockport grew as a city. A pictorial look at components of its distinctive history.