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The Pan American Exposition

The Pan-American Exposition
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(5.23.04) The George Coit homestead, southeast corner Swan and Pearl Streets, was built in 1818.It was moved to Virginia near Elmwood Av.in the 1870's. The last private owner was J. Henry Priebe, Sr. who saved it from destructioon in the latter part of the 20th Century. Photo: From the Picturebook of Earlier Buffalo.

Father Hennepin
Scanzlin Brewery Pierce-Arrow Motor Car    

(1.30.04) Thomas Hart Benton ural of Father Hennepin at Niagara Falls. This massive portrait is on display at the New York Power Authority's Niagara Project Visitor's Center. Commissioned in 1961 this 20-foot wide work was created to celebrate the completion of the construction of the Niagara Power Project in Lewiston, NY.

-Submitted by Sam Harris

(2.17.04) The Old Stone Bridge that carried Delavan Ave. over Scajaquada Creek in 1887. On hte left is the old Jacob S. Schanzlin Brewery at Main and Delavan. The creek is now completely covered over at that point. (Orig photo Buffalo Historical Society).

Submitted by Stuart J. Schanzlin

(4.13.04) Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Plant. Twelve buildings, cover 15 acres, storing 375 miles of steel and brass bars, 30 miles of tubing, 460,000 stampings, 360,000 forgings and 600 tons of castings. Employs 3,500 men. Date: around 1900. Photo: Steve Powell    
Southwest corner of Tupper and Pearl Streets in 1912 Liberty Bank Lock City Brewery  Christian Pauly
(05.15.03) The old house on the Southwest corner of Tupper and Pearl Streets in 1912. For many years the residence of Nathaniel Hall. Photo: PBOB  

(06.24.03) A shot of dowtown Buffalo dated around 1897. Photo: 1897 Buffalo Brewers Association

 (07.05.03) The Liberty Bank (formerly the German American Bank) looking down from the Rand Building shortly after it was built sometime in the 1930's. Photo: Buffalo Times -Undated. (07.22.03) the old Lock City Brewery, Lockport, NY. -Source: 100 Years of Brewing

(1.18.04) Photo of Christain Pauly. Folk lore has it that he was the oldest Volunteer Fire Fighter in Buffalo.
Born on ship from Germany July 4, 1824. He is wearing his Buffalo Fire fighter suit and ran with the Fire Department when they where all volunteers.
He was honored with a medal for being the oldest volunteer Fire Fighter in the city of Buffalo,
And Died in 1912.

Submitted by -Mary Higgins, Great Granddaughter of Mr. Pauly

 

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