BlackRockHistoricalSociety

Power & progress: Buffalo's black rock lock

Opening Reception: First Friday, August 3, 2018, 5 - 8pm
On View: August 3 – August 31, 2018
Exhibition Hours: Thursday 5 – 8pm, Friday 11 – 3pm, Saturday 11 – 3pm
Argus Gallery: 1896 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14207

Buffalo, NY – Argus Gallery and The Black Rock Historical Society are pleased to announce Power & Progress: Buffalo’s Black Rock Lock, a photographic exhibition that includes 19 large photographs taken by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of the building of the Black Rock Lock. Also included are photographs of the Lock as it is seen today.

Area views from the early nineteenth century, workers who built it, and its construction are shown in extraordinary detail. Some of the photographs will be published in the Grant Amherst Business Association’s upcoming Book, A Pictorial History of Black Rock, Buffalo, New York, that will be released fall 2018.