On this day 150 years ago, Corning Glass Works began producing glass after the company was moved from Brooklyn to Corning on barges via the Erie Canal and other feeder canals. This lithograph depicts the company’s exterior and the cutting department in the 1870s. Explore the history of glassmaking in Corning in our Crystal City Gallery.
Corning Glass Works-exterior [art original]: Corning Glass Works-the cutting department., 1876-1879. CMGL 93948.