A significant part of Buffalo's history is now the backdrop for a new attraction at Canalside and the Outer Harbor.
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.
By the mid-1800s, shipping businesses were looking for additional access points to the Buffalo Harbor. Once completed, the City Ship Canal was immediately successful.
Now that the inner harbor is once again receiving attention, Sue Eck looks back at the harbor in the 1920s.
At the turn of the 20th century, the foot of Main Street in Buffalo saw numerous ships travel through the harbor.