Rochester Subway Blog

I just discovered a blog about the Rochester Subway and also the related topic of transportation in downtown Rochester. It looks as if it been around since January 2009. I spent a good portion of yesterday reading all the old posts. I was also impressed with the pictures on the site. Most were old pictures …

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Rochester Made Autos

Over on my other website, for the last week or so I have been adding pictures and information on auto manufacturers that didn’t exist for very long in Rochester . In the early days of the auto industry there were many companies manufacturing autos. High prices of autos that were manufactured by hand is what …

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Happy 125th Birthday to Lady Liberty

The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on 28 Oct. 1886. It was a gift, through donations, from the people of France to the U.S. The base is a former Army Fort in the shape of an 11 pointed star. The pedestal that the statue sits on was funded by donations in the U.S. A great …

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Using USGS Topo Maps

I read an article on the Family Search website titled “Online with Topographical Maps” by James Tanner that told about the on-line collection of the USGS (U. S. Geological Survey). You should read that blog post by Mr. Tanner. He mentions the “The National Map” web page  which I hadn’t seen before. I think that …

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