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Corning, New York: The Crystal City: Railroad Industry

This guide focuses on the glass-related history of the Corning, New York, and surrounding area, including local resources, special collections, and topics unique to Corning's glass history.

Map of the Erie Railway and its connections, G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co., New York, 1869, from the Library of Congress.

Books that cover the Erie Railroad

Images of the Erie Railway in Corning NY.

Erie Railway Station in Corning NY at Erie and Pine Street (before remodeling). Photo Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.

Close up view of the Erie Railway. Corning Side Hill Cut, Chemung River, Corning, Steuben County, NY. Photo Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.

The Erie Railway. A Corning Side Hill Cut along the Chemung River, in Corning, Steuben County, NY. Photo Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.

Erie Railroad Websites

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