Ellicott creek flooding washes away canal bridge and buildings; cuts a channel through Goose Island, article (NY Spectator, 1843-04-18).jpg
Briefly mentions slow start of the area due to flooding problems, and the importance of the state ditches of 1840. Also: exhaustion of local "fine…
Horatio Jones triumphs over witches in Tonawanda Creek (Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York, 1849).jpg
Description of Village of Tonawanda, book excerpt (Commerce, Manufactures and Resources of Buffalo and Environs, 1880).jpg
General progress and development to date. Lumber feet by year. Accounts of Tonawanda Herald and Index, as well as many lumber concerns such as J. A.…
Opposite Gratwick, on Grand Island.
The number of employees in local factories is said to double in one year. A list gives figures for all the major local industries, including…
New "hotels" go up in the Tonawandas, allegedly to evade recent Raines laws.