The Spencer Kellogg & Sons, Inc. company, was incorporated in 1912 with its headquarters in Buffalo.
A significant part of Buffalo's history is now the backdrop for a new attraction at Canalside and the Outer Harbor.
Buffalo’s linseed oil tycoon was a rare Gilded Age industrialist who managed to balance business success with family values and upstanding ethics.
Buffalo's wooden elevators were opportunistic wonders of design and invention. They bridged the time gap between the age of wooden sailing vessels and the architecture of 20th century modernism.
The Wollenberg Elevator, which was destroyed by arson in 2006, was the last of the wooden grain elevators in Buffalo.
The almost-entirely Irish-American scoopers went on strike early in May, 1899.
An aerial view of "Elevator Alley" from the 1970's. Ohio Street is visible running from left to right near the bottom of the photo.