For the first half of the 20th century, Cuba, NY, was the cheese capital of the world – the heart of Western New York's booming cheese-making industry. WNY's history of cheese production continues to this day.
The full article is available in the Winter 2008 Issue.
Join us on an aerial tour of all eight counties of Western New York.
Milkman, keep those bottles quiet!! We take a nostalgic look back at the local dairy industry, while examining the factors behind its meteoric rise...and fall.
1167 William Street, directly across from the New York Central Stock Yards was the home of the East Buffalo Live Stock Exchange Company in 1901.
As the Erie Canal opened up the nation's interior to the industrialized East, businessmen were eager to exploit the now-accessible natural resources of Western New York. Stephen White and the East Boston Timber Company found just what they were looking for on Grand Island.