Niagara Street Industrial Heritage


John and Carolyn Butterfield Wells House/Rich Products Office Building
1155 Niagara Street, Buffalo NY

"This Niagara Street house was the original corporate headquarters of Rich Products.  It had been the home of John and Carolyn Butterfield Wells and, it is believed, where Wells and William G. Fargo met to form the Wells-Fargo freight lines."
- Richard C. Brown and Bob Watson
, Buffalo: Lake City in Niagara Land




The first location of Rich Products   ...   Robert Rich, Sr., had his office on the second floor




Ribbon windows, probably modified from the originals   ...   Wooden shingles







Fancy wooden shingles







Shed roof on dormer   ...   Clipped gable roof






Onondaga limestone foundation


Photos and their arrangement  2017 Chuck LaChiusa
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