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.
"Tony" Bannon, director of the museum, tells the story of George Eastman with choice photos from one of the world's greatest photo image collections.
One hundred and fifty years ago Buffalo's Bidwell & Banta shipyard built some of the largest and most luxurious wooden side-wheel steamboats in the world. These "Palace Steamers" rivaled the best of the ocean-going steamers of the Atlantic coast and were part of the romance of Buffalo's role as the gateway to the west.
Photographic review of the extant buildings that offered lodgings during the Pan-American Exposition.
An innovative presentation of views of the Exposition that come alive with depth perception. You are there!
John Conlin looks back at the predictions made for the area at the 1901 Pan-Am Exposition in Buffalo.