The Bird Island Pier
as is appeared in 1913. This area is currently occupied by a small
park located at the foot of Ferry Street. The power line tower is
still in use today. If you stood at the spot where this view was
taken you would now see the Peace Bridge spanning the Niagara.
This photo shows one of the beer
wagons from the Christian
Weyand Brewery located at Main and Godell Streets in Buffalo,
NY around 1900. Photo: James Daley -ulrichestavern.com
The Sidway Block in 1911
at the corner Terrace and Main Streets in Buffalo.Today this building
houses the Pearl Street
Brewery & Grill. The owners at the time were Franklin Sidway
and the Estate of Jonathan Sidway. The business on the ground floor
is Root, Neal & Co which is still in operation today (at a different
location). Photo: Steve Powell
This rare photo is listed as "Views on the Line of the Erie
Railway." L.E. Walker Publishers, Warsaw, NY. The date is unkown.
It looks simialr to the famous C.L. Pond Collection of photos in
format. The date is unkown. -Submitted by: Mark Lipchick, Palo
The Buffalo Harbor before the turn of the last century. The name
of the two tugs shown are no readable. The best we can guess is
the boat on the left is the Grace Danforth -Buffalo and the one
on the right is the Robert H. HE___S[sic]. Any suggestions as
to their proper names are welcome. The source book of this photo
is unkowm. Possibly Palmers Views. Photo: James Daley -ulrichestavern.com
Hurley's Hotel owned by the infamous William J. "Fingy"
Conners. Conners was arguably the most powerful man ever to live
in Buffalo. Conners ruled between 4,000-6,000 men and was known
as an iron fisted job boss.
Undated and unidentified photo
of the Buffalo waterfront. Image: Ron Rak
The Buffalo City Water
Works and Pumping Station as they appeared in 1897. Now the
the path of Route 190 at the Peace Bridge. This wonderful sketch
also shows the Erie Canal and a railroad line. Photo: Steve Powell
An unidentified Buffalo garment factory. Undated. CLICK HERE
TO VIEW. Photo: James Daley -ulrichestavern.com
This 1919 photo shows "colored"
troops returning home to Buffalo from World War I. The caption
of the photo reads "-Another of Dr. Bruoso's Contigents."
-Photo: Steve Powell
This Buffalo Express
photo showing armed troops being brought in to assist Buffalo
police in controlling the The International Railway Company
(IRC) strike of 1913. On April 6, the IRC employees walked off
the job. During the four
day strike over 400 trolley cars were sabotaged by protesters.
to Mark Wozniak of WBFO Radio for the info.
This 1901 photo is looking up (North) Main street in Buffalo from
the Ellicott Square Building. -photo: Steve Powell
The Early passenger
station of the B., NY & P Railway at Louisiana and Exhange
Streets. Date of the photo is unkown. -photo: Steve Powell
Front Park in 1857
during the State Agricultural Fair held that year at Buffalo's
waterfront. In 1843 Frederick Douglass spoke at this same park.
Lithograph from J. Sages & Son.-Image: Steve Powell