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Corning, New York, USA

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Where is Corning, New York, USA? 

Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. It is named for Erastus Corning, an Albany financier and railroad executive who was an investor in the company that developed the community.

The city is the headquarters of Fortune 500 company Corning Incorporated, formerly Corning Glass Works, a manufacturer of glass and ceramic products for industrial, scientific and technical uses.Wikipedia

Corning, New York, USA

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Corning, New York, USA

Corning Glass Works

Corning, New York, USA

Baron Steuben Hotel

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CORNING, a village of Painted Post township, Steuben co., in the state of New York, U.S., 213 m....Read MORE...

CORNING, Thursday, Jan. 13. The large stone building, owned by R. E. Robinson & Co., and occupied...Read MORE...

News  1868 - Glass Factory
Corning, N.Y., expects to have a glass factory, which will give employment to 200 workmen.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
June 13, 1868
1896 - City of Corning
On the 26th day of October, 1825, that great thoroughfare of travel and traffic - the Erie canal -...Read MORE...

News  1912 - 41 DEAD, 50 HURT AS EXPRESS HITS EXCURSION TRAIN. At 65-Mile Speed Lackawanna Flier Crashers Into Crowded Cars Near Corning, N. Y.

Two Day Coaches Split in Two and a Pullman Crumpled Up by the Onrushing ...Read MORE...

Corning, a city of Steuben co., N.Y., is situated on the Chemung River and on the Lackawanna, the...Read MORE...

1936 - March 26 - 200" telescope lens shipped, Corning Glass Works, NY-Cal Tech
News  June 1, 1947: Corning Glass Works in N.Y. announced the invention of photosensitive glass

The Old Farmer's Almanac
June 1, 1947
1972 - Hurricane Agnes
"In June 1972, Hurricane Agnes hit the East Coast with a monstrous and devastating force, bringing...Read MORE...

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