1868 - Water is sold at fifteen cents a barrel to the housekeepers of Olean, N. Y.
St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan January 18, 1868 Added: 5/21/2014 9:07:57 PM - 1 Updated: 6/21/2014 9:03:18 AM - 1
1881 - Wagon Shop Fire At a little past 8 o'clock Tuesday morning there was an alarm of fire and a hurrying to and fro, as it was announced that in Conlkin's wagon shop was on fire. The Fountain and Citizens hose companies were prompt to respond, but the H. & L. company had been up all night at the dance and many of them ...Read MORE...
1883 - Fire in Olean OLEAN, N. Y., June 8 - The United Pipe Line tank 1,477, with a capacity of 85,000 barrels, was struck by lightning. While the employes were engaged in shooting balls from a cannon into the burning tank, a ball passed through the house of William Foggarty, eighty feet distant.
1884 - The city fathers at Olean, N. Y., have instructed the police to compel all boys under the age of fifteen years to vacate the streets after 8:30 o'clock p.m.
St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan June 14, 1884 Added: 5/21/2014 9:06:43 PM - 1 Updated: 6/21/2014 9:04:45 AM - 1
1903 - OIL TANKS EXPLODED WITH AWFUL RESULTS. OVER TWENTY DEAD AND HALF A HUNDRED FATALLY INJURED AT OLEAN N.Y. CROWDS GATHERED TO SEE THE TRAIN WRECK WHEN THE BURNING OIL EXPLODED CAUSING A FEARFUL LOSS OF LIFE. The Dead: NORMAN BROWN, aged 18 years, Olean. JOHNNY TOBIN, aged 15 years, Olean. JOHN McCREADY, aged 13 years, Olean. JOHN McMAHON, aged 19 years, Olean. MICHAEL V. DRISCOLL, aged 22 years, North Olean. WALTER SWIFT, aged 19 years, Olean. JOHN STEMLINGER, aged 17 years, Olean. HENRY...Read MORE...
1906 Olean, a city of Cattaraugus co., N.Y., on the Alleghany River, at the mouth of Olean Creek, and on the Erie and other railroads, 70 miles SE. of Buffalo. It has oil and lumbering interests, glass-works, tanneries, and manufactures of machinery, boilers and engines, etc., and is the seat of a state ...Read MORE...
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(21 June 1820, Proctorsville, Vermont, USA - 27 April 1891, Olean, New York, USA)
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