Constructed in 1873 under Canadian auspices, the International Bridge was to connect the Grand Trunk Railway system of Canada to the American railway system and provide new markets for Canadian goods.
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.
By the mid-1800s, shipping businesses were looking for additional access points to the Buffalo Harbor. Once completed, the City Ship Canal was immediately successful.
Now that the inner harbor is once again receiving attention, Sue Eck looks back at the harbor in the 1920s.
At the turn of the 20th century, the foot of Main Street in Buffalo saw numerous ships travel through the harbor.
The Buffalo Pitts Company's thresher made its mark in agricultural history right behind McCormick's reaper. Little known, though, was the company's pioneering aeronautical efforts that anticipated flight patterns to come.