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Tonawanda Depot, postcard (1914-03-13).jpg

Tonawanda Depot, postcard (1914-03-13).jpg

Home of Historical Society of the Tonawandas

Niagara Street, Tonawanda, hi-res, postcard (c1900).jpg

Niagara Street, Tonawanda, hi-res, postcard (c1900).jpg

Showing Hunphrey & Vandervoort Insurance, Schnell's, the old Erie Canal and more.

Bridge over Erie Barge Canal, postcard (c.1930).jpg

Bridge over Erie Barge Canal, postcard.jpg

Showing First Trust, Tonawanda Power Co., more.

Stan's Tavern, photo (c1935).jpg

Stans Tavern, photo (c1935).jpg

This tavern at 495 River Road would later be Beachy's, and then Ship of Fools. The photo was contributed by John Olszowka, who also supplied the…

Account of early Tonawandas, excerpt (Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York, 1849).jpg

Account of early Tonawandas, excerpt (Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York, 1849).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…

Our Lady of Czestochowa, yearbook photos (1945).jpg

Our Lady of Czestochowa, yearbook cover (1945).jpg

Includes photos and a history of the Polish settlement in North Tonawanda.

Fred Pfanner Jr., Flour Feed Grain and Seeds, 46-50 Young Street, photo (c 1890).jpg

Fred Pfanner feed and grain, 46-50 Young Street, photo (Beth Patterson, c 1890).jpg

1863-1929. Obituary from Haseley Family Pages: Tonawanda Business Man Drops Dead In His Store While displaying some of the new currency, which he had…