The Panic of 1893 moved a number of "industrial armies" to act on their economic troubles by marching on Washington. One of these groups only got as far as Cheektowaga, however.
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.
On Saturday, June 22, 1929, the New York Central Railroad's new Buffalo terminal in East Buffalo opened with great fanfare.
The months of December 1944 and January 1945 saw an epic amount of snowfall in a succession of snowstorms.
Constructed in 1873 under Canadian auspices, the International Bridge was to connect the Grand Trunk Railway system of Canada to the American railway system and provide new markets for Canadian goods.
At the turn of the 20th century, the foot of Main Street in Buffalo saw numerous ships travel through the harbor.
Foot of Main Street, c. 1900. Old D. L. & W. terminal upper center above.