Another view, this time from the topside, of the Western Gateway Bridge and its approach into Scotia. I always loved the concrete lattice details, which on the “new” bridge were replaced by steel guiderails and chain link fence, which I’m sure is lovely to someone (perhaps a junkyard dog), but not to me. (The Troy-Menands bridge still has similar lattice work on its approach on the Troy side.) The light poles were majestic.
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 […]