Peter Porter, et al., petition to the Buffalo Common Council regarding the starting point and
route of the Buffalo & Niagara Falls Rail Road, April, 1835.
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The Buffalo and Niagara Falls Rail Road was the first in Erie County to use steam locomotives. Service from Black Rock to Tonawanda began in August, 1836; from Buffalo to Tonawanda in September; and by November, 1836, the train ran on a regular schedule between Buffalo & Niagara Falls.

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Continuation of the Peter Porter, et al., petition to the Buffalo Common Council regarding the
starting point and route of the Buffalo & Niagara Falls Rail Road, April, 1835.

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