Central Headlight - 2Q 2009
The latest issue of the Central Headlight is in the mail and on its way to current NYCSHS members!
The cover story commemorates the 80th anniversary of the opening of Buffalo Central Terminal, featuring official construction photos. New York Central's beautiful Art Deco monument opened on the south side of Buffalo, New York just as America was hit hard by the effects of the stock market crash of 1929. When Amtrak left for good in 1979, the building was left derelict, with a lone Conrail dispatching office as tenant. Once Conrail consolidated its offices, the building went through a series of owners and vandalism took its toll. Fortunately, a new grassroots community organization is now fighting hard to clean up the terminal and find a responsible development partner to restore the grand structure to its former glory.
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