Old News – Shipping on the Railroad

Note the number of carloads of cans that were shipped. Those were cans manufactured by the American Can Co. of Fairport. THE MONROE COUNTY MAIL Thursday, January 28, 1915 8,000 CAR LOADS OF SHIPPING DONE IN FAIRPORT LAST YEAR The Largest Amount of Car Load Business of Any Village on New York Central Between Buffalo …

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Old News – New Building for Canning Plant

More news from the past. This time on the building of a new Canning plant in Fairport. This firm would later form a separate division called Sanitary Can Co. that would eventually become their sole business. It was later to be known as American Can Company. THE FAIRPORT HERALD Wednesday, May 27, 1914 NEW CANNERY …

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Old News – Fairport Schools

THE FAIRPORT HERALD Fairport, NY Wednesday, May 6, 1914 IN THE SCHOOLS The schools were closed Friday and teachers were in Brockport attending a meeting of the Monroe County Teachers’ association, as guests of Brockport Normal school. The teachers of Orleans county were guests of the Monroe County teachers at that time and place. Those …

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Fairport, NY newspapers

The Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC) has a new website called Historical Newspapers of the Rochester, New York Region that has as the first part of the project, online newspapers for Fairport, NY. Included are these newspapers: Fairport Herald (February 1873-March-1889, April 1890-December 1895, 1896-April 1925) Fairport Herald-Mail (May-December 1925) Fairport-Perinton Herald-Mail (1980-1992) Monroe County …

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