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.
The months of December 1944 and January 1945 saw an epic amount of snowfall in a succession of snowstorms.
How Hundreds of Thousands of Summer Excursionists Have Taken Their Lives in Their Hands in an Endeavor to Get a Modest Day's Outing.
Ice fishing off the foot of Michigan Avenue, 1967. In the background is the lake freighter, Kinsman Independent, moored for the winter.
Despite the warm start, Western New York has been no stranger to Old Man Winter. These photos from the early 20th century show how our region has embraced the cold months.
Almost 30 of the 2,223 passengers on the Titanic had connections with Western New York.
Meet some of the hard-working, fun-loving skiers who transformed Buffalo's southtown's farmland into a winter wonderland for snow sports enthusiasts.