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VIDEO: Downtown Tonawanda Before--and During--Urban Renewal (1967 + 1973).vid

Two sets of photographs depicting the businesses that lined the south sides of Young and Niagara streets in Tonawanda, New York, before their…

VIDEO: The Cumming Family of Gratwick (Featuring photos c. 1905).vid

A family's old (c1905) box of glass negatives reveals fascinating views into the early days of the Gratwick community. Watch for the chicken! Narrated…

Gratwick Slip boathouse gang, photo (Cumming Family, c1905).jpg

Gratwick Slip boathouse gang, photo (Cumming Family, c1902).jpg

A slip on the Niagara River was lined with boathouses south of the (projected) foot of East Ave. Today it is the North Tonawanda Water Wastewater…

Boathouses caught in tide of controversy, article (Buffalo News, 2006-05-07).txt

Historic boathouses and day cottages that range from the rustic to the charming, beloved by their owners and coveted by some others, are the embers of…

Stan Rojek baseball cards.htm

Rojek baseball card_0002_1949 front.jpg

1949, 1951 and 1952.

Long bridge damaged, train crossing canal, photo (1916-03-30).jpg

068 Train crossing canal-broken bridge.jpg

From Tonawanda News: WATERLOGGED BOAT SWEPT OVER THE DAM A waterlogged canal boat came down the Tonawanda creek late last night and went over the old…

Sweeney Building, photo (NYSA, 1917-11-24).jpg

Sweeney Building, photo (NYSA, 1917-11-24).jpg

Train tracks across canal, Webster Street

Tonawanda dam. Looking north from the Tonawanda side, photo (NYSA, 1918-02-14).jpg

Tonawanda dam. Looking north from the Tonawanda side, photo (NYSA, 1918-02-14).jpg

Dam, canal, Webster Street, Sweeney power building, Niagara Silk Mills

Scanlon Building, pontoon bridge, North Tonawanda, photo (NYSA, 1917-11-24).jpg

Scanlon Building, pontoon bridge, North Tonawanda, photo (NYSA, 1917-11-24).jpg

Also shows State National bank, lumber near Manhattan and Front Streets.

North side of canal looking east from the Main Street Bridge in Tonawanda, photo (NYSA, 1909-03-09).jpg

north side of canal looking east from the Main Street Bridge in Tonawanda, photo (NYSA, 1909-03-09).jpg

Canal boats, bridge at Oliver before cantilever, Herschell merry-go-rounds on Sweeney.