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By Charles R. Mitchell,Kirk W. House

Lenses for railroad lanterns, minimize glass for the White condo desk, Thomas Edison's break of day bulb-the glass for all of those used to be made in Corning, the glass capital of the United States, the Crystal urban. From 1880 to international warfare I, newfound wealth sparked a spending and development increase that formed town. Corning recaptures the city's gilded age, the increase days while tax-free fortunes should be made-and lost-overnight. classic pictures exhibit elephants and buffalo parading down industry road, the Drake relatives giving recitals on its domestic pipe organ, church buildings and public structures emerging, carriages giving strategy to motor vehicles, and enormous summer time houses arising at the Finger Lakes.

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