Buffalo’s linseed oil tycoon was a rare Gilded Age industrialist who managed to balance business success with family values and upstanding ethics.
Industry in the Buffalo region operated according to the cycle of the seasons from the beginning of commercial traffic on the Great Lakes in the early 1800's.
Part II of our look at La Salle’s “Grand Enterprise” completes this compelling re-evaluation of the Griffon’s design, as well as the final stages of the explorer’s westward adventures.
As work on the HARBORCenter gets underway in Buffalo, we look back on the colorful history of the Webster Block.
The story of La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes is well known, but many mysteries surround his ship, the Griffon. The first part of this two-part story presents new interpretations of this storied ship's design.
In the late 1800s, piles of lumber stretched for miles as the Twin Cities of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda developed around the harbor and the surging lumber industry.
A local archive’s chance find provides a visual reminder of a defining event in aviation history.
Travel across Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties, and explore the long history of the Erie Railroad.