Corning, New York, USA - 1895 - Corning
Corning, a city of New York, one of the capitals of Steuben co, is situated on the Chemung River, and on the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western and the Erie Railroads, 290 miles W.N.W. of New York, 132 miles E.S.E. of Buffalo, and 16 miles W.N.W. of Elmira. It is a terminus of several branches of the Fall Brook Railroad system, which connect it with the coal-mines of Lycoming and Tioga cos., Pa., and with the New York Central system. It contains a court-house, 7 churches, the Corning Free Academy, a public library, 2 banks, several iron-foundries, manufactures of railroad-cars, extensive glass-works, stove-works, lumber industries, &c. Two daily and 2 weekly newspapers are published here. A bridge across the river connects Corning with Knoxville. Pop. in 1880, 4802; in 1890, 8550.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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