'Vintage' OLEAN
REMEMBER WHEN........
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  MAIN INTERSECTION DOWNTOWN OLEAN - EARLY 1950'S
   NOTE THE STREET LAMPS & OLD MUNICIPAL BUILDING  
EAST SIDE OF 100 BLOCK DOWNTOWN OLEAN - LATE 1940'S
OLEAN POST OFFICE INTERSECTION - LATE 1940'S
Olean Library next door - Now The Old Library Restaurant
BUSINESS MEN TOM GABRIEL & JEFF SIMMS
PETITION TO REMOVE PARKING METERS - 1975
PICKUPS DINER  -  DOWNTOWN OLEAN - 1950'S
GREAT FOOD - GOOD MEMORIES
OLEAN CITY BUS - 1950'S
Remember pulling the cord at your stop-off?
DOWNTOWN OLEAN AS SEEN FROM 'CLOUD 9' MT. HERMAN - 1960'S
1950'S
MAGNANO FAMILY- UNION BUS TERMINAL BARRY ST. LATE 1940'S
DELIVERY OF FIRST NEW BUS FOR BLUE BIRD. Pictured center -
Joe & Louis Magnano - 1964
THE BUTCHELLO BUSINESSES IN OLEAN - 1960'S
BORDONARO 'WHITEFACE' BUILDING -  1970's
Downtown Olean - Current Location CVS Pharmacy
FORMER SOCONY OIL REFINERY - BUFFALO ST. 1940'S
Current site of County Building, Dresser Rand, Olean Area Federal Credit Union, Country Fair, Constitution Ave. Also behind St.
Francis Hospital to Allegany River
WHEN OLEAN WAS ALL ABOUT 'OIL'
SWARTZ FOOD STORE - S. UNION ST. - 1960'S
NORTON'S PHARMACY - FLOOD 1942
Corner of Wayne and N. Union St. Olean
'CLOUD 9' PICNIC & AMUSEMENT PARK
VIEW MORE PICTURES OF 'CLOUD 9 PARK'
BILL ALOI STANDING NEXT TO EARLY OIL DRILLING RIG
- KNAPP CREEK AREA
THE OLEAN HOUSE HOTEL BUILDING AND RETAIL BUSINESSES - 1970'S
DEMOLITION OF ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL - 2002
ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL - 1970'S
THE REPAVING AND STREET IMPROVEMENTS OF NORTH UNION ST. - 1976
THIS EVENT SIGNALED THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF THE LONG ESTABLISHED DOWNTOWN RETAIL DISTRICT
LILLIBRIDGE TO HASKELL ROAD AREA - ANOTHER MEMORABLE AUTUMN IN THE OLEAN AREA
NED FENTON'S FENTIER VILLAGE -OVERLOOKING  SALAMANCA, NY - 1960'S
At present there is here a Red Garter Restaurant that originally was the Red Garter Playhouse that was part of Ned Fenton Jr's Wild
West Amusement Park named Fentier Village.
ST. MARYS ANNUAL CHURCH FESTIVAL
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ST. JOSEPHS CHURCH ANNUAL CHURCH FESTIVAL
Click picture to enjoy Lebanese Maharjan 2005
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TO THOSE WHO HAVE PROVIDED THE MEMORABLE LINKS AND PICTURES FOR THIS SITE
'VINTAGE OLEAN'
JOEY DEE AND THE STARLIGHTERS - 1975
Grand opening of the Cabaret Nightclub in Olean
OLEAN'S FIRST DISCO - 'JUBILATION' 1979
Louis Magnano, Bob Niewiadomski,
Vincent Laderosa, Peter Picknilly
Feature attractions - Chubby Checker  & 'Frank Sinatra Jr.
PAUL'S STEAKHOUSE - 1969
FEATURING 'THE FOUR FRESHMEN'
PAUL'S STEAKHOUSE - 1972
Jam Session - Charlie Ventura, Brud Bunker, Mac Sue

THE GREAT DRUM BATTLE
BUDDY RICH  vs.  ANIMAL
VIEW IT HERE

CHECK MORE            LINKS BELOW
ST. JOHN'S ITALIAN FESTIVAL 2001 - MUSICAL VOICE OF OLEAN'S - LOU RUSSO
PAULA SNYDER'S  OLEAN MAYORAL CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS - ELECTION EVE 2002
Historically - Paula was Olean's first female mayoral candidate nominee.
IRISH FEST - GARGOYLE PARK  2001
VIDEO - CLICK HERE
OLEAN'S FIRST INDIA FEST - GARGOYLE PARK 2001
VIDEO - CLICK HERE
OLEAN'S HOTTEST WEEKEND -  TASTE OF OLEAN - 2001
VIDEO - CLICK HERE
Bargain Outlet 1986
Original Location of Olean Household (1940's) W. State
OLEAN'S HOTTEST WEEKEND - TASTE OF OLEAN - 2002
VIDEO-CLICK HERE
OLEAN'S 1st RALLY IN THE VALLEY - 2003
Click picture to view sights & sounds video
NORTON PHARMACY EMPLOYEE PARTY - 1957
Joe Norton (rear-left) & employees
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