The Montezuma Swamp may be outside our immediate area, but it is familiar to us all from travel on the NYS Thruway. Doug Farley tells the story of how this immense obstacle was overcome in the building of the Great Erie Canal.
The full content is available in the Spring 2008 Issue.
The Erie Canal opened the West-- but getting there could be a deadly gamble, as this 1841 tragedy demonstrated.
The first solo exhibition of this artist’s work highlights the business and beauty of the region’s waterways.
From backyard latrines and cesspools to innovative smart technology, we explore the history of Buffalo's sewer system over the last 200 years.