Arthur Hedstrom Estate - Table of Contents

2012  photos - West House first floor interior
Arthur Hedstrom Gate House
4196 Main Street at Getzville Road, Amherst, NY



Foyer/music room


Foyer/music room: From 1904 to present, this room was the dining room.
Original wooden ceiling in foyer/music room and in the preseent dining room.



Foyer/music room:



Foyer/music room:



Foyer/music room:   Original ceiling detail



Foyer/music room



Foyer/music room:   Note 2 works of art on and above table (closeups in next 2 illustrations below)



Foyer/music room:   Painting of Central New York by Barbara Kellogg

Dining Room


Dining Room



Dining Room: Original wooden ceiling in foyer/music room and in dining room.


Dining Room:  Mantel made from a black walnut tree removed from the courtyard after the October 2006 storm.  The trunk was cut into four 8' lengths.




Two antique beer bottles found on the property



Buffalo Co-op beer bottle label. Grover Cleveland was part owner of the company and reputedly served only beer made in Buffalo in the White House during his tenure as President.



Lang's Brewery
Family Room


North elevations (rear). Note the back - the Kitchen - of the West House at right.
Photo courtesy of Caroline and William Duax.
The next illustration below shows the interior Family Room addition.


Room was created by removing the northern kitchen wall and creating the addition Family Room. The wood planks were between the former living room and utility room with two from the former kitchen.



Family Room:  The wood planks were between the former living room and utility room with two from the former kitchen.


Special thanks to Caroline and William Duax for their cooperation and assistance in 2002 and in 2012

Photos and their arrangement 2012 Chuck LaChiusa
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