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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 is Greater Western New York’s Greatest Hidden Gem?

August 23, 2012 12:47 am2 comments
What is Greater Western New York’s Greatest Hidden Gem?

If Greater Western New York was a State, what would it be called?

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Do You Know the “Most Famous Dessert” Created in Western New York?

January 29, 2011 9:53 pm0 comments
Do You Know the “Most Famous Dessert” Created in Western New York?

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 […]

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