242 Route 28. ROTTERDAM. From New York
may be mentioned the Post Office (PL D, 7), bounded by Ellicott,
Oak, Swan, and South Division Sts.; the Board of Trade (PL C, 7),
cor. of Seneca and Pearl Sts.; the Buffalo General Hospital (PL D,
5), High St.; the Morgan Building (good view from tower; adm.
10 c), at the S.W. corner of Niagara and S. Pearl Sts. (PI. C, 7); the
Real Estate Exchange, in S. Pearl St. (PL C, 7); the Armoury of the
65th Regiment (PL E, 5); the Buffalo Yacht Club (PL A, 5); the
Church of the Nativity (PL B, 4); St. Joseph's Cathedral (R. C.;
PL C, 7), Franklin St.; Canisius College (PL D, 6), Washington St.,
and several other R. C. institutions; the University of Buffalo (PL D,
5), High St.; and the Erie County Almshouse, N. Main St.
Excursion Steamers run from the foot of Main St. to Fort Erie (Ca¬
nada), Crystal Beach, Woodlawn Beach, and other points of interest on the
lake. Excursions may be also made to Chautauqua (p. 345), Lakewood
(p. 345), etc. -, but the favourite is, of course, that to "Niagara Falls
(p. 248), which may be made by railroad (see below), by steamer (return
fare 50 c), by four-horse coach (in summer), or by electric car (1>/j hr.;
35 c, return-fare 50 c). — Buffalo is an important railway-centre, lines
radiating hence in all directions (see RR. 34, 46, etc).
The N. Y. C. line from Buffalo to Niagara Falls runs along the
right bank of Niagara River. 444M. Black Rock; 451M. Tonawanda,
with a large trade in lumber; 459^2 Echota, with an electric power¬
house and the cottages of employees. — 462 M. Niagara Falls,
see p. 248.
Beyond the Falls station the line goes on to (2 M.) Suspension Bridge
and (7 M.) Lewiston (p. 254), where it connects with the steamer to Toronto.
b. Via West Shore Railway.
453 M. Railway to (429 M.) Buffalo in ll'/2-16hrs. ($8; parlor-car or
sleeper $ 2); to (453 M.) Suspension Bridge in 12'/2-17 hrs. (same fares). The
through-cars do not run through Albany, but holders of unlimited tickets
may go via Albany, on notice to the conductor. From Schenectady on¬
wards this line follows almost the same route as the N. Y. C. R. R.,
having been constructed as a rival line and afterwards bought up by the
N. Y. C. R. R. Co.
From New York to (129 M.) Ravena, see R. 21 c. The Buffalo line
here diverges to the left from that to Albany (p. 196). 143 M. Foor-
heesville, junction of a line to Cobleskill, etc. (R. 23); 153^2 M.
South Schenectady (p. 232); I6OL/2 M. Rotterdam, junction of the
B. & M. R. R. (p. 173). Our line follows the S. bank of the Mo¬
hawk, parallel with the N. Y. C. R. R. on the N. bank. 176 M. Auries-
ville, with the shrine mentioned at p. 232. From (191 M.) Cana-
joharie coaches run to (8 M.) Sharon [Springs (p. 201; fare $ 1).
210 M. Little Falls (p. 233). From (217'i/2 M.) Mohawk coaches run
to (10 M.) Richfield Springs (p. 234). — 233 M. Utica (p. 233). —
At (253 M.) Oneida Castle we intersect the N. Y., Ont., & W. R. R.
(see p. 342). — 279 M. Syracuse (Rail. Restaurant), see p. 235.
— 325 M. Lyons. Beyond (350 M.) Fairport the trains via (360 M.)
Rochester (Rail. Restaurant; see p. 238) diverge to the right, while
others keep on via (363 M.) Genesee Junction.