The above photo, "hay dreaming", was taken by Gordon Redding. The timeless scene could have been any year in the late 19th or 20th century, but it was taken in 1969 on a North Collins farm.
H.H. Richardson's towers get the publicity but the land now used by Buffalo State College was much more than a psychiatric ward. The author remembers her childhood growing up on the farm that served the Buffalo State Hospital in the 1920s and 30s.
Harry Yates' massive barn in Orchard Park is threatened by development.