Tag Archives: Sheridan

The Sheridan Train Accident of 1893

On December I5, 1893 a frightful railroad disaster occurred on the Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad at Herrick’s Creek, two miles east of Dunkirk. The rain and melting snow had raised the water in the creek so that it … Continue reading

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Are these from Sheridan, New York?

Found some old photographs with some other items.  Information garnered from the collection indicates that these might be from Sheridan, NY.  Anybody out there recognize these?

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 176 – 180

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Jimmy Clark (Jamestown), Joseph McGinnies (Ripley, Westfield and Dunkirk),  Charles Hamilton (Ripley), Daniel A. Reed (Sheridan) and Don Reinhoudt (Portland and Fredonia). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Sept. 12 … Continue reading

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