Nearly a mile long, for seventy years its spindly steel trestle spanned the Genesee River valley. It became a signature piece of man-made triumph whose memory remains forever etched in the minds of old-time Allegany County natives and helped the Erie Railroad become more competitive. More clues would give it [...]
What engineering mistake is but one of the few remnants of what was once the longest railroad bridge in Greater Western New York?
Although Pre-Emption Line pretty clearly defines a solid geographic boundary for Greater Western New York, the region...
For too long the nation has dismissed the Greater Western New York region as a mere punch-line. That ends now. The upcoming...
In the cold of winter, shortly after the Christmas of 1813, the British swept down from the Niagara Peninsula seeking...
Known as “America’s Most Famous Dessert,” this universally renowned sweet originally came in four flavors – orange, lemon, strawberry, and raspberry. It’s served as part of more elegant confections or all by itself. Although originally invented in 1897 by a carpenter and named by his wife 1897, the product didn’t [...]Read more ›