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.
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 […]