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.
The almost-entirely Irish-American scoopers went
on strike early in May, 1899.
"Elevator Alley" on the Buffalo Waterfront, June 1965
Aerial view of grain elevators along the Buffalo River, 1924
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.
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By: Marvin Rapp
A collection of Erie Canal folklore and songs available in print and dvd format.
Celebrating the Light, Color, and Architecture of the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo 1901.
By: Dr. Kerry S. Grant
Lucien Howe, internationally respected pioneer ophthalmologist, dedicated his professional life to the prevention and curing of blindness.
The opening of the Thruway Plaza in 1952 started the shift of shopping from downtown to the suburbs.
Traces the history of the house where President McKinley stayed during his visit to Buffalo in 1901. Also where he was brought following his assassination