In the land of the bad kerning (roughly the former location of the Ingersoll Home in Niskayuna) stands this sign for the Albany Path, the ancient and modern way to get to Ska-Nek-Ta-De, one of about a million spellings for Schenectady. With the development of even more big box stores on what was once the great Stanford estate (yes, that Stanford family), I’m not sure if this marker has survived.
Time was when there were many, many local soda manufacturers. Yes, the national brands existed, but every city had a […]
Since we recently featured the old Schenectady Public Library, which sat at the corner of Union Street and Seward Place […]
Still in the Electric City, looking at lovely postcard views – here, the classic building that housed the Schenectady Public […]
Last time, we looked up Schenectady’s State Street from the railroad bridge, probably sometime in the late ’30s or ’40s. […]
Let’s leave Albany for a while and look at the Electric City. Another view from the Tichnor Collection at Digitalcommonwealth.org, […]
The November 1916 issue of “The Elevator Constructor,” the official organ of the International Union of Elevator Constructors (part of […]