elmira heights
Fixing the power line for the trolley system, corner of 14th Street and Oakwood Avenue looking south.

armory in elmira
The Armory on East Church Street, built in 1886. The building still
stands but is awaiting its fate.

chemung county courthouse
Installing the county safe in the Chemung County Courthouse building
on the corner of Market and Lake Streets circa 1888.

american lafrance
American LaFrance building on Erie Street on the Southside circa 1915.
The company made fire engines until the late 1980s.

elmira art club
Elmira Art Club show in Wisner Park. Watercolor by Talitha Botsford.

brand park elmira
A beautiful scene in Brand Park on Elmira's Southside.

main and water
Corner of West Water and North Main Streets, circa 1935.

elmira fire station
The Elmira fire station on East Market Street - in the area of today's Star-Gazette.

elmira knitting mill
Elmira Knitting Mill on Prescott Avenue in Elmira Heights, circa 1920. Building still exists.

Image is in Greetings from Elmira Postcard Views 1

first united church of christ
Die Erste Deutsche Evangelische Kirche
now the First United Church of Christ on
Madison Avenue. Building still stands.

Image is in Greetings from Elmira Postcard Views 1

Elmira's Wisner Park - our town square - at the corner
of North Main and West Church Streets.

red jacket motel
The Red Jacket Motel on old Route 17 now Interstate 86. Motel still there -
at the moment.

langwell hotel
The Langwell Hotel at the corner of old State Street and East Market Street -
in the area of today's WETM station.

morrow plant
The Morrow plant on Elmira's Southside. The artist seems to have drawn the plant but forgotten the other factories and houses in the neighborhood - much less the city!.

elmira reformatory
The Elmira Reformatory circa 1940.

gift shop
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Chemung County Fair
Elmira, New York in Chemung County
was a wonderful place to grow up.

Our staff has collected old, historical photographs and postcards that
will be appreciated by anyone who was born "before the Flood."
american lafrance elmira art club
fire department knitting mills wisner park
langwell hotel main and water morrow
elmira prison red jacket

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