Re: [coldwarcomms] Re: Filter Center
- Ok, its still there (the building) I believe...I know the area intimately,
having lived on LaSalle myself when I went to UB. I'll take a drive by and
have a look.
At 20:20 7/31/02 +0000, you wrote:
>--- In coldwarcomms@y..., blitz <blitz@m...> wrote:
> > You didn't perhaps remember the name of the pizza place did
> > you? 4 miles? That would put it near the university of buffalo Main
>If I tell you, I'd have to shoot you (with pepperoni).
>Santora's Restaurant (at the time). Not as far out as the old UB
>campus. South of Amherst St. about 3 blocks. A large 2-story frame
>building on the west side of Main Street across from the Trico factory
>and immediately north of the "Belt Line" RR cut. Exact cross streets
>are Greenfield and Fairfield.
>On a vaguely related note, there was also a rumor that the airframe
>for the FIRST experimental jet aircraft (early 40's) was actually
>assembled in that Trico factory. Possibly as a "skunk works" site for
>the (long gone) Bell Aircraft plant on Elmwood Ave. According to
>rumor, the airframe was shipped out through a loading dock in that RR
>cut via the NYC RR. I've never tried to check out that rumor.