Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh RR - Rochester, NY
Posted by: sagefemme
N 43° 09.228 W 077° 37.275
18T E 286874 N 4781229
Quick Description: The interpretive historic sign outside what is now known as Nick Tahou's supplies the "then" photograph - except that it is an 1885 engraving, not a photograph. I supplied the "now" picture.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 4/9/2012 9:17:22 AM
Waymark Code: WME6C2
The Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railroad was an important part of Rochester's development as an industrial center. The railroads competed with the canal on East-West routes, but connecting Upstate cities to regions to the south could only be accomplished by rail.
Year photo was taken: 1885
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