The buffalo, which was a composite of clay and papier mache, was painted to look like bronze.
When the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad wanted to break the 100 mph speed barrier, it looked to Western New York's Charlie Hogan...and a strip of track just west of Batavia.
From a rented garage in Batavia to the "Big Three" in Detroit, this 1938 car was ahead of its time.
In the 1950s, Bell’s Walter Dornberger envisioned a reusable space vehicle that was decades ahead of its time.
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 West Side "parkways" created as part of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux's city-wide system of parks, paid homage to the recent Civil War.
Situated between New York and the western states, Buffalo was an important transportation center in the days of the Erie Canal. Learn about the habits, sights and sounds of the Central Wharf – and about it's sudden destruction.