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Corning, New York: The Crystal City

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.

Homage to the Corning Whistle

"An homage to Corning, NY, and its Factory Whistle. Words and music copyright 2018, Mary Lu and Willie Walker." - Willie Walker

Corning Whistle Schedule

The Corning whistle operates Monday through Saturday and it can be heard throughout the valley:

6:45 a.m. - two blasts
7:00 a.m. - one blast
7:45 a.m. - two blasts
8:00 a.m. - one blast
Noon - one blast
12:45 p.m. - two blasts
1:00 p.m. - one blast
5:00 p.m. - two blasts

Each blast lasts for seven seconds.