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.
The November 1916 issue of “The Elevator Constructor,” the official organ of the International Union of Elevator Constructors (part of […]
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 […]
Ripley’s “Romance of a Great Factory” from 1919 gives us an unsurprisingly romantic view of the Schenectady General Electric works […]
Charles Ripley’s “Romance of a Great Factory” is a 1919 love letter to the Schenectady General Electric works, printed by […]
Last week we mentioned that Edgar Smith’s dry air refrigerator, a product of Albany manufacture, was featured at the Centennial […]