I would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for thier donation of photographs, maps, movies and other materials to this project. Without the help of these fine individuals, historical knowledge would not exist and those of us who are always striving for information would remain ignorant. You have shared so much and I thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Western New York Heritage Institute
Western New York Railroad Historical Society
National Railway Historical Society
The Butler Library at Buffalo State College
The Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
Lower Lakes Marine Historical Society
The following individuals provided materials and information to the project. I was lucky enough to interview all of the people here and believe me, it was honor to hear about their career. Without them, we'd still be on the "Prologue". Thank you for sharing your life with us.
The following railroads provided access to their archives and property for filming. Thank you!
Jim Nagle (Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority)
Putting a documentary like this together is impossible without the right crew. From videographers to sound recordists, from still photographers to script writers, this project is indebted to the following talented individuals:
Tami Coleman Coniglio
This project is dedicated to the memory of the late Albert Kerr, William Kessel, and John M. Prophet.
Thank you for your knowledge and generosity.