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CATTARAUGUS BICENTENNIAL WAGON TRAIN - AUGUST 2008
BILL ALOI FORMER OLEAN RESIDENT HEADS OUT
VIEW VIDEO
FORMER SIMON'S GROCERY STORE BURNS   -  2008
CORNER WHITNEY AND NORTH 1ST STREETS
SUMMER FUN AT THE FIREMAN'S CARNIVAL - ALLEGANY, NY -  2009
VIEW CARNIVAL VIDEO
OLEAN LIBRARY SITE 1909 - THE OLD LIBRARY RESTAURANT & BED-BREAKFAST 2008
VISIT THE NEW 'OLD LIBRARY RESTAURANT
WOOLWORTH'S  5 & 10 LUNCH COUNTER MENU FROM THE 1950'S
WOOLWORTH WAS LOCATED ON THE CURRENT BLUE BIRD SQUARE SITE
SWARTZ MARKET-SOUTH OLEAN-ACROSS FROM CEMETERY
FLOOD OF 1972 - HURRICANE AGNES
SWARTZ MARKET - SOUTH OLEAN - INTERIOR 1972
SWARTZ FAMILY ORIGINAL OWNER - PURCHASED BY
LOUIS  STEDMAN  A FEW YEARS BEFORE CLOSING
ENTRANCE TO ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL 1960'S
CAMPAIGNING ROBERT KENNEDY & OLEAN'S FRED FORNESS
LINCOLN PARK - OCTOBER 9, 1960
WILLIAM O. SMITH & FAMILY - WINS MAYORAL ELECTION 1979
WILLIAM O.SMITH RECREATION CENTER-WAR VETRANS PARK
NAMED FOR OLEAN HIGH FOOTBALL PLAYER & POPULAR MAYOR
Olean's Teddy Welch at Welch's Restaurant & Bar 1970's
Located a few stores down from the Palace Theater
1951 CHRISTMAS - CORONET MAGAZINE ARTICLE ON WWII TROOPS WITH PICTURE OF OLEAN'S GEORGE PAVEL
George Pavel
Homer St. Olean, NY
CUBA JUNE DAIRY FESTIVAL 2005 CARNIVAL & PARADE
CARNIVAL VIDEO       PARADE VIDEO  (coming)
CUBA LAKE RACEWAY TRACK
CUBA LAKE SKATING RINK
MERRY-GO-ROUND & AMUSEMENT PARK
SORORITY COTTAGES
CUBA LAKE PAVILION
WINTER SCENE - CUBA LAKE RACEWAY, MERRY-GO-ROUND, AMUSEMENT PARK, PAVILION & SORORITY COTTAGES MID-1950'S
Red's and Trudy's, Portville, NY -  Vintage 1941 Menu   -   
Olean High School
SOCONY VACUUM REFINERY
DRESSER CLARK COMPLEX
OLEAN GLASS CO.
PENN.R.R. YARDS & SHOPS
EARLY 1940'S
OLEAN'S FIRST TRUE FISH MARKET. THE BAY SHELLFISH CO. OPENED DECEMBER 7, 1978 - 1981
Mike and Cindy Mead brought to Olean a new experience in fresh retail & wholesale seafood weekly from
Long Island Sound. Lobsters, Clams, Oysters to compliment their Seafood Takeout Menu. One of the last
Olean locations to sell fresh by-the-chunk Shinglehouse Sharp Cheese. Olean's Linda Edstrom remodeled and
reopened the location as
'THE FISH MARKET' 1983-1986. Closed under new ownership 6 months later.  
GREENE'S DEPARTMENT STORE
- CORNER 12TH AND W. STATE ST. 1940'S
CLICK HERE TO VISIT GREENE'S DEPARTMENT STORE
MELODY CORNER MUSIC SHOPPE - 1970's
235 North Union St.  Olean, NY
MELODY CORNER POPULAR MUSIC CLUB CARD 1970'S
Original Location Corner 3rd & W. State then 235 N. Union St.
Knieser's Businesse's Downtown Olean Christmas 1984
Current location of Village Green Lounge
THE BUTCHELLO FAMILY'S FINAL ATTEMPT TO RESURRECT OLEAN'S MOST FAMOUS
RESTAURANT. IT LASTED UNTIL THE FINAL CLOSING IN 2001. RAZED IN 2001
BREADSTIX - POPULAR OLEAN EAST STATE ST. RESTAURANT GRAND OPENING OCTOBER 1987
Francis (Buzz) & Debra Psathas standing in front of their new restaurant.
Buzz - son of Paul & Mary Psathas of Olean's Popular 'Pauls Diner & Steakhouse' (destroyed by fire in 1976)

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Bill's Retro World
BOLIVAR PIONEER OIL MUSEUM - MAIN ST. 2000
THE ROCKET GAS STATION-OIL CO. - EAST STATE ST. OLEAN
Operated by Tony Richetti 1951 - 1990
LUCIA'S SUPPER CLUB RESTAURANT - 1970'S
Popular Olean Restaurant owned by Louis Giannechini
Located on Rock City Road just outside Olean. 1950's - 2000
OLEAN THEATER BECAME 'BOOT SCOOTIN' LINE DANCING-1990
ALSO PICTURED-EADE'S BEVERAGE Co.  AND ORIGINAL ARBY'S
CURRENT LOCATION OF CVS PHARMACY
- TAKE OUT MENU AND SEAFOOD LIST WHEN OWNED & OPERATED BY 'THE FISH LADY' LINDA EDSTROM -
CUBA LAKE INLET BOAT LAUNCH AREA - LATE 1960'S
Ed Zoghabie's Hot Dog Stand-Pavilion and Inlet Locations
NEW 'TIM HORTONS'  N. UNION & WAYNE ST. - 2009
Former location of L'alcove Restaurant - 1970
ST. MARYS BYZANTINE CHURCH ANNUAL SLAVIC FEST 2005
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE FESTIVAL
ENCHANTED MOUNTAIN STAGE RACE IN OLEAN NY - 1993
Sponsored by Olean Cycling Club                          VIDEO-CLICK HERE         
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