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Olean, New York, USA

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Where is Olean, New York, USA? 

Olean is a city in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States.

The city is surrounded by the Town of Olean and is located in the southeastern part of the county.Wikipedia


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Olean, New York, USA - Olean High School
Olean, New York, USA

Olean High School
Olean, New York, USA - Exchange National Bank, Olean, N.Y.
Olean, New York, USA

Exchange National Bank, Olean, N.Y.
Olean, New York, USA - Vacuum Oil Co Refineries and Tank Field, Largest Storage of Crude Oil in the World, Olean, N.Y.
Olean, New York, USA

Vacuum Oil Co Refineries and Tank Field, Largest Storage of Crude Oil in the World, Olean, N.Y.

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News  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
News  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 ...Read MORE...

News  1883 - Fire in Olean
OLEAN, N. Y., June 8 - The United Pipe Line tank 1,477, with a capacity of 85,000 barrels, was...Read MORE...

News  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
News  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, ...Read MORE...

1906
Olean, a city of Cattaraugus co., N.Y., on the Alleghany River, at the mouth of Olean Creek, and on ...Read MORE...


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Washburn
flag  Eglantine WASHBURN (21 June 1820, Proctorsville, Vermont, USA - 27 April 1891, Olean, New York, USA)
 

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