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.
This is a postcard view of Schenectady’s City Hall, the classic Federalist hall designed by McKim, Mead & White and […]
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, […]
Speaking of Schenectady staples, that faded WGY Coin and Stamp sign was on the side of an old building, now […]
Another old picture from a stray wander around Schenectady, already 10 years ago. On an old concrete wall underneath the […]
We recently ran across this picture we took 10 years ago of a fading sign for parking for the WGY […]