RETRO ROME – Blizzard of 1993 – March 13, 1993. 24 years ago, almost to the day, Rome residents dig themselves out of the 18 inches of snow dumped on them over a weekend.
RETRO ROME – A pair of B-52s returned briefly to Griffiss on September 20 to participate in the inactivation ceremonies of the 416th Bomb Wing on Friday, September 22, 1995. Protecting their ears from the engine noise are Erin O’Hara (left) and her mother Margaret O’Hara, both of Pleasant Mount, Pa. (photo by John Clifford)
RETRO ROME – Pedestrian mall demo – June 25, 1997. Clearing the area to make way for the re-opening of Dominick Street downtown.
RETRO ROME – Harbor Project work – April 30, 1998. Construction crews complete the finish grade before masons pour a 1,000 foot concrete promenade. Harbor Project was renamed Bellamy Harbor Park by the Rome Common council in May 1999.
RETRO ROME – Aerial view of East Rome – January 1997. East Dominick Street cuts diagonally across the bottom of the image. Harbor Way, the road that currently connects East Dominick Street to Mill Street and Bellamy Park, was yet to be built. Harbor Way was opened to traffic in July 2000.