Chemung County Photos,
Postcards and Ephemera

Chemung County Photos,
Postcards and Ephemera

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Elmira, NY - My Kind of Town

lake street bridge elmira chemung
Lake Street Bridge in Elmira.

langdon home, langdon mansion
Langdon home, corner of North Main and West Church Street.

greetings form elmira

drive in restaurant
A drive-in restaurant.

elmira chemung county airport regional
Chemung County Airport

elmira prison camp panorama
Elmira Prison Camp

greetings from elmira

chemung county fair
Chemung County Fair

fitch's bridge
Fitch's bridge

1889 flood elmira
1902 flood in Elmira, East Second Street.

hamilton hall elmira college
Hamilton Hall, Elmira College

hendy avenue school elmira
Hendy Avenue School

Henry Street (on the Southside) depot of the Erie Railroad

howard johnson's horseheads
Howard Johnson's motel in Horseheads.

elmira knitting mill, elmira heights
Elmira Knitting Mill, Elmira Heights

lake street elmira
Corner of Lake and East Water Streets

lehigh valley railroad elmira
Lehigh Valley Railroad station on East Fifth Street.

lyceum theater, lyceum opera elmira
Lyceum Theater and Opera House, Lake Street

main street bridge elmira
Main Street bridge looking south.

morrow elmira
Morrow Plant on the Southside.

mozart theater elmira
Mozart Theater, on Market Street next to the Elks' Club.

rorick's glen elmira
Rorick's Glen, looking east toward Elmira.

erie railroad tower elmira
Erie Railroad tower on Wisner Street.

parade elmira
Parade on North Main Street.

pig on lake street elmira
Pig on Lake Street, looking north.

greetings from elmira

rorick's glen elmira
Rorick's Glen theater.

philo poultry institute elmira
Philo Poultry Institute on Lake Street.

if you were a big red rose charles x. o'brien elmira
Charles X. O'Brien

railroad avenue elmira
Looking north up Railroad Avenue in Elmira.

schanaker's diner elmira
Schanaker's Diner on State Street

sheehan's elmira
Sheehan Dean store in Elmira.

harris hill soaring elmira
Harris Hill, Soaring Capital of the World

springhouse elmira
Springhouse in Eldridge Park

st. nicholas church elmira heights
St. Nicholas Russian Church in Elmira Heights

sullivan's monument, newtown batttefield elmira
Sullivan's Monument at the Newtown Battlefield

chemung river elmira
Chemung River

bus token elmira
Elmira bus token

tom sawyer motel elmira
Tom Sawyer Motel on Lake Street in Elmira

trolley elmira
Fixing the trolley lines in Elmira

Corner of Main and Water Streets in Elmira

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East Water Street in Elmira

elmira water street
West Water Street in Elmira

wellsburg, new york trolley railroad, elmira, chemung
Trolley car at Wellsburg, New York

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Hometown Elmira - Elmira, New York

Elmira Heights, history
Corner of 14th and Oakwood, Elmira Heights.
Fixing the power lines.
American LaFrance Elmira New York
American LaFrance Fire Engine Company, Erie Street, Elmira.

Elmira Art Club, Elmira Regional Art Society
Watercolor of an art show in Wisner Park by Talitha Botsford.

Elmira Brand Park Southside
Brand Park on the Southside.

Chemung County Courthouse Elmira
Hoisting the safe in the Chemung County Courthouse.

Elmira fire station
Market Street fire station.

Elmira Langwell Hotel
Langwell Hotel, State Street (today's Clemens' Center Parkway)

erie lackawanna railroad elmira
The Erie tracks after the 1889 flood.

1902 flood Elmira Chemung
Looking east down Market Street morning after the 1902 flood.

Route 352 Elmira
Route 352 and Chemung River

fun boys elmira
Having fun in Elmira, New York!

Breesport Baptist Church

first united church of christ elmira
First United Church of Christ (the old German church)

arnot ogden hospital elmira
Arnot Ogden Hospital

arnot mill elmira
Arnot Mill on Newtown Creek, foot of Jerusalem Hill and
East Water Street

american sales book elmira hilliard
American Sales Book Company on Magee Street.
Now the Hilliard Corporation.

baldwin street elmira
Looking south on Baldwin Street.

constantine bantley elmira wireworks
Constantine Bantley's Wireworks Company employees.
Corner of East Fifth Street and Madison Avenue.

First Baptist Church elmira
First Baptist Church and Wisner Park.

t. briggs brewery elmira chemung canal
T. Briggs' brewery and bridge over the Chemung Canal.

peanuts elmira chemung
How about some peanuts?

flood elmira
1902(?) Flood in Elmira. Looking east down East Water Street.

1889 Flood in Elmira. Looking east down West Water Street.

soda elmira
Gardner's Sodas on Carroll Street.

eldridge park casino elmira
Eldridge Park Casino.

eldridge park casino elmira
Eldridge Park Casino.

centenary church elmira centennary
Centenary Church on Pennsylvania Avenue.

east church street elmira
Looking east down East Church Street.

East church street elmira
Today this is the northeast corner of East Church Street
and Clemens Center Parkway.

elmira city club
Elmira City Club
elmira dam chemung  river
Record Dam in the Chemung River at Elmira.
old print elmira arnot mill
Old print of Elmira. Arnot Mill on left.

dixie bowling alley bulkhead elmira
Dixie Bowling Alley at Bulkhead.

delaware lackawanna western railroad elmira
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western depot on Benjamin Street.

lake water street hulett building elmira
Corner of Lake and East Water Streets. Note the Hulett
building on the left.
efa elmira free academy ernie davis
Elmira Free Academy on Lake Street, now Ernie Davis MS

elks club elmira
The old Elks' Club on Market Street before the fire.

elmira college cowles hall
Elmira College's Cowles Hall just got a facelift!
east hill elmira
View of Elmira from East Hill looking west.

erie depot station erie lackawanna railroad
Erie depot, later Erie Lackawanna depot

glen route trolley elmira watkins glen
Glen Route trolley from Elmira to Watkins Glen.

route 352 elmira
View of Golden Glow from today's Route 352

hanover square horseheads
Hanover Square in Horseheads.

home for the aged elmira
Home for the Aged in Elmira

f.m. howell elmira
F. M. Howell box factory on Pennsylvania Avenue.

lackawanna depot elmira station
Lackawanna Railroad on Benjamin Street.

lovell's ice cream elmira
Lovell's ice cream. Gone but not forgotten.

Lehigh Valley Railroad station on East Fifth Street.

arnot mall, the mall elmira
The Mall (now Arnot Mall) in Big Flats

mark twain elmira
Elmira's summer resident - Mark Twain

mural mark twain hotel elmira
Mural at the Mark Twain Hotel in Elmira.

nectar beer elmira
Nectar Beer, Elmira

Elmira Masonic Temple, now the Hazlett building

parley coburn school elmira
Parley Coburn school on the Southside.

elmira commerce center, elmira post office
Elmira Post Office to become the Elmira Commerce Center soon.

rathbun hotel elmira
Rathbun Hotel, corner of East Water and Baldwin Street.

red jacket motel route 17
Red Jacket Motel on Route 17.

rorick's glen elmira
Rorick's Glen, on the Southside.

Steele Memorial Library elmira
Today's Chamber of Commerce building, formerly
the Steele Memorial Library

st. joseph's hospital st. joe's
St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira.

viaduct elmira
Train on the temporary tracks through Elmira,
during the building of the Viaduct, 1932. 

viaduct elmira railroad 1933
First train over the Viaduct through Elmira, 1933.

wellsburg new york fire
Morning after downtown Wellsburg fire

horseheads new york
Hello from Horseheads!
wisner park elmira
Wisner Park in Elmira