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What is Quiet and Raucous at the Same Time that Involves the Entire Community?

May 30, 2013 12:33 am0 comments
What is Quiet and Raucous at the Same Time that Involves the Entire Community?

If you don’t think something can be both quiet and raucous as the same time, then you’ve never experienced this event. The map of Greater Western New York used to be dotted with them every summer, but rising insurance rates have dwindled their numbers to a mere few. The one […]

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What engineering mistake is but one of the few remnants of what was once the longest railroad bridge in Greater Western New York?

November 1, 2012 12:30 am0 comments
What engineering mistake is but one of the few remnants of what was once the longest railroad bridge in Greater Western New York?

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 […]

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What ever happened to the Tonawanda Valley Railroad?

October 30, 2012 12:49 am0 comments
What ever happened to the Tonawanda Valley Railroad?

Travel back in time without leaving the present.

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