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How did Father Baker pay only $2,000 to buy millions of meals during the Great Depression?

March 24, 2013 5:41 pm2 comments
How did Father Baker pay only $2,000 to buy millions of meals during the Great Depression?

Instead of a divining stick, the venerable Father Baker used what classic icon to lead him to his discovery?

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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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Why the Hamburg Fair Will Always be America’s Fair

September 20, 2012 12:34 am0 comments
Why the Hamburg Fair Will Always be America’s Fair

How the Erie County Fair once became America’s #1 County and what that meant to me growing up in that era.

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Niagara Falls Inspired What Great American Movement?

September 6, 2012 8:44 am0 comments
Niagara Falls Inspired What Great American Movement?

You can’t really claim something often called “the eighth wonder of the world” is a hidden gem, but Niagara Falls does have a forgotten (on purpose?) legacy to a truly inspiration movement that benefits all Americans. Do you know what it is? You can find the answer in “Such is […]

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