Buffalo Central Terminal Area from 1929 to 1950




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May 24, 1946 newspaper story about a railroad strike and its effect on Central Terminal.
From the collection of Bob and Idalean Fagan.
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April 1947 newspaper clipping of Herbert R. Fagan's retirement.
Mr. Fagan was an engineer of the famed Empire State Express which stopped or terminated at Central Terminal for many years.
From the collection of Bob and Idalean Fagan.
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May 24, 1946 newspaper story about a railroad strike and its effect on Central Terminal.
From the collection of Bob and Idalean Fagan.
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May 24, 1946 newspaper story about a railroad strike and its effect on the Buffalo area railroads.
From the collection of Bob and Idalean Fagan.
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From: Bud Laws budlaws@hal-pc.org
Subject: US New York Central Steam #3303 at Tower 48 near Central Terminal in Buffalo, NY June 1933
Photographer unknown
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 07:18:52
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This 1927 photo shows Central Terminal under construction.
This cropped aerial photo is from a survey dated June 1, 1927 for the Erie County "Greater Motorway System"
The survey was done by Ronne & Washburn and Fairchild Aerial Surveys.
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View of Central Terminal from the circle at Paderewski and Lindbergh in the 1930's
Postcard from the Collection of Nick Kraus
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The Main Concourse at Buffalo Central Terminal shortly after Opening Day
Postcard from the Collection of Nick Kraus
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Buffalo Central Terminal Postcard from 1931. View from near Paderewski and Lindbergh. Lindbergh was later re-named Memorial Drive
Postcard from the Collection of Nick Kraus
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Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo 4-6-2 #15 at Central Terminal in 1935
H.W. Pontin, Collection of Keith Sirman
Dupilcates of the prints can be found in the National Archives of Canada
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Postcard view from the councourse of Buffalo Central Terminal from 1930 looking toward the Main Entrance.
Collection of J. Henry Priebe Jr.
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Postcard view of Buffalo Central Terminal from 1930
Collection of J. Henry Priebe Jr.
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Postcard view of Buffalo Central Terminal from 1930
Collection of J. Henry Priebe Jr.
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Early photo of the recently completed Terminal building.
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Construction photo of the Terminal tower taken in 1928.
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Night photo of the Terminal taken from near the circle.
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Postcard view of New York Central's Buffalo Exchange St. Depot near 1900.
Postage to send this card anywhere in the US, Island Possesions, Canada, Cuba and Mexico was One Cent and to foreign countries was Two Cents!
Collection of J. Henry Priebe Jr.
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Magazine advertisement for NYC's Empire State Express train from New York City to Buffalo
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Central Terminal's cafeteria
Collection of John Stewart
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View of the Concourse from the west balcony shortly after the Terminal's completion
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Famous painting of the Centuries meeting in Buffalo during the night with a Ford Tri-Motor airplane overhead
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Famous painting of the Centuries meeting in Buffalo during the night with a Ford Tri-Motor airplane overhead
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View of Tower 48 and the Terminal's eastern side looking west-northwest
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