If you're a good history student, you know that Chuck Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier in 1947. What you may not know is that Niagara Falls played a crucial role in this. The need for speed The year was 1944. The world was at war, and the United States had … Continue reading How Niagara Falls broke the sound barrier
The Art-Deco era hotel in Niagara Falls, NY is about to go through a massive makeover. Here are the seven numbers you should know about the project.
The glowing red sliver of sun was too bright for even my heavily-protected camera.
Destroying the Niagara Falls Wintergarden was the most justified mistake ever.
Where is Jane Porter from in Tarzan? If you do the research, you'll find connections to a wonder of the world.
Niagara Falls gets weird sometimes. Back in the 1800s, the Niagara Falls Museum opened in Canada. It had a lot of odd things, including the stereotypical Egyptian mummy. Well, when the museum went under, it was revealed the mummy in the museum turned out to be the mummy of Pharaoh Ramses 1. That's right: Niagara Falls … Continue reading The Mummy in Niagara Falls
This program from the 1975 Miss USA pageant is wonderfully retro
It's been a while since I've dropped one of my finds. Here's one preferred stock for the Buffalo, Niagara and Eastern Power Corporation. What I find so interesting about this are the dates. It was issued in 1928, which you history buffs know is a year before the stock market crash that led to the … Continue reading From the Archives: Buffalo, Niagara and Eastern Power Corp. Stock
Hey flock! On a whim, I looked up the Festival of Lights (as I occasionally do). Somebody by the name of Michael Nickles uploaded a nearly 30-minute long video on the festival in the US and Canada. I'm currently watching it, but I just have to post it. TOO COOL! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhIL8dgBolo -Sheepie ❤
Niagara Net is painfully 90s, and painfully incomplete.