american sales book
The American Sales Book Company on the corner of Fourth and Magee
Streets. Now part of the Hilliard Company.


The Armory (darker building) on East Church Street, built in 1886.
The building still stands but is awaiting its fate. City Hall (lighter building)
is still in use.

Image is in Greetings from Elmira Postcard Views 1

lake street bridge
View of the Lake Street bridge from the Elmira Shorthand
College (on the corner of Lake and Water Streets), looking
south. Postcard dated 1905.

walnut street bridge
Looking west toward the Walnut Street bridge from the dam, circa 1940.

delaware lackawanna and western
Delaware Lackawanna & Western Station circa 1915, before the tracks were raised.

rorick's glen
The Chemung River and the Lovers' Path at Rorick's Glen

spanish american war monument
The Spanish-American War monument in Wisner Park.

john w. jones
Elmira's beloved John W. Jones, major character on
the Underground Railroad in this area.

wellsburg bridge
The Wellsburg bridge on the Lowman Crossover, circa 1960.


The Chemung County Airport, circa 1965 - now the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport.

elmira century club
Looking east on East Church Street - Elmira Century Club building on the right, First Presbyterian church on the left. Church building no longer exists.

west water street
West Water Street looking east, circa 1934.

eldridge park casino
The Eldridge Park Casino, circa 1895.

elmira city club
The Elmira City Club - building and club still exist.

sheehan dean
Sheehan Dean & Company, circa 1900.

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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."
chemung county airport
sheehan spanish american war
armory lake street bridge chemung dam
east water street lackawanna rorick's glen
man wellsburg century club

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