Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.

Barge Canal Construction: Middle Division


Canal Society of New York State

These photographs document construction of the middle section of the Barge Canal and the first few years of its use, from 1905-1925.

Barge Canal Construction: Western Division


Erie Canal Museum

These photographs document construction of the Barge Canal and the first few years of its use, from 1905-1926. Coverage encompasses the entire Western Division of the Barge Canal, from the eastern boundary of Wayne County all the way west to Lake Erie

Bowers Collection


Broome County Public Library

This extensive glass-plate collection contains the work of Franck Taylor Bowers (1875-1932) a Broome County artist and photographer.

Brockway Motor Trucks Collection


Cortland County Historical Society

This collection contains a sampling from the thousands of Brockway Motor Truck Co. slides, photographs and negatives.

Businesses of Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains historic photographs of businesses in Albany, New York.