The Changing Years

By: Merrill, Arch

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Light edge wear. 1967 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 194 pp. 7 3/4 x 5 1/2. Black & white photographs. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Arch Merrill (August 5, 1894 - July 15, 1974) was a newspaper reporter for the Rochester, New York Democrat and Chronicle from 1923 to the late 1960s. He was a prolific writer, best known for his articles in the Sunday paper on history and folklore of the Genesee Valley and the Finger Lakes of upstate New York. CONTENTS: The Old Order Changeth; The Horseless Carriage; The Flying Machine; Steamboats on the Lake; Rolling Thunder; Excursion Days; Wheeling Along; The Silents; Inns and Drummers; Ice Harvest; Erie Canal Memories; The Old Neighborhood; Grand Old Towns; General Store; Salt Kingdom; Hops on the Hill; Days of Ore; Quarrying Era; Fish Story; Noble Experiment; A President is Slain; The Flood of '35; Murder Trial; Melodies and Memories; Once Upon a Time; Acknowledgments. LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS: Rochester's Main Street about 1905; He'd Have to Get Out and Get Under; Glenn Curtiss and 1910 Flying Machine; Manitou Trolley on Braddock Bay Trestle; Steamboat Conesus at Lakeville about 1914; Ice Harvest at Silver Lake; Erie Canal Weighlock at Rochester; Old Haymarket in Rochester.