Hankins Stone Arch Bridge: A Photographic Study

June 15, 2024  •  1 Comment
The historic Hankins Stone Arch Bridge is located along Route 94 in the hamlet of Hankins, New York in the Upper Delaware River region. The single arch bridge crosses Hankins Creek just north of its confluence with the Delaware River. The hamlet of Hankins is located approximately 45 miles northwest from Port Jervis, New York, 19 miles southeast of...
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Ten Mile River Baptist Church at Tusten, New York

June 08, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
The historic Ten Mile River Baptist Church, also known as the Tusten Baptist Church, is located just off Route 97 in the Upper Delaware River Valley town of Tusten, New York. It is approximately five miles south of the village of Narrowsburg, New York. The church prominently stands on a wooded hill, east of the Ten Mile River, which flows approxima...
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Tusten Stone Arch Bridge: A Photographic Study

June 01, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
The Tusten Stone Arch Bridge was designed and constructed in 1896 by William H. Hankins, a local timber raftsman, stone mason and occasional postmaster. The bridge crosses the Ten Mile River just northeast of its confluence with the Delaware River. The two-arch bridge, constructed of native bluestone, is approximately 52 feet long and 15 feet wide.
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Roebling’s Delaware Aqueduct: A Photographic Study

May 25, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
Roebling’s Delaware Aqueduct, located at Minisink Ford, New York, is the oldest existing wire suspension bridge in the United States. The 535-foot aqueduct bridge, spanning the Delaware River, opened in 1849 as a vital transportation link between the coal mines of Pennsylvania and the thriving marketplace in New York. It was one of four suspension...
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Kadampa World Peace Temple, Glen Spey, New York: A Photographic Study

May 18, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
The Kadampa World Peace Temple is located in the hamlet of Glen Spey in the Sullivan County region of the southern Catskills. It is one of six Kadampa World Peace temples in the world. The temple, which opened in 2006, is set on 82 landscaped and woodland acres, which includes gardens, nature trails, a lake and streams. The Temple was designed b...
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Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Glen Spey, New York

May 11, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
The beautiful Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church is located only a few miles from the Delaware River at the hamlet of Glen Spey in Sullivan County, New York. The church was built in order to meet the religious needs of the growing population of Ukrainians living in the area. The church is part of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Un...
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Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church

May 04, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church is located in Hunter/Jewett Center, New York in the northern Catskills of Greene County. The beautiful church was built in 1962 using the traditional construction methods of the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountain highlanders. The church, constructed on lands donated by Dr. Ivan Makarewycz, was designed by...
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Heller’s Fabulous Furniture, Boiceville

April 27, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
Heller’s Fabulous Furniture, located along Route 28 in Boiceville, is home to a wide variety of interesting and eclectic metallic sculptures. One of the largest installations is a 25-foot rocket ship, detailed with Martians driving a spaceship while waving out the window, with a humorous motto of Roswell or Bust. The rocket ship weighs 11,000 pound...
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Fill ‘Er Up

April 20, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
This abandoned Gulf gas station can be found alongside a busy county highway in the central Catskills. I have driven past the station many times, but only recently decided to stop and photograph. It is not exactly clear when the station was abandoned, but it nonetheless has a few interesting elements that have stood still with time, such as the sta...
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Early Morning on the Esopus

April 13, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
The Esopus Creek is one of the great waterways of the Catskills. Rising from its source at Winnisook Lake on the northwest slopes of Slide Mountain, the creek scenically flows through Ulster County as it makes its way to the Hudson River at Saugerties. The creek is impounded at Olive Bridge to create the Ashokan Reservoir, an important water source...
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1817 Schoolhouse, Ashokan Center

April 06, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
The 1817 Stone Schoolhouse, a one-story, two-bay by two-bay stone building with a gable roof, is located on the property of the Ashokan Center. It was constructed in 1817 and operated as a school for the Shokan district from 1817 to 1842, after which it functioned as a cooper shop and a dwelling. It had been abandoned for most of the 20th century w...
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Winchell’s Inn, Ashokan Center

March 30, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
Winchell’s Inn, also known as the Winchell – Moehring House, was constructed in 1785, and reputedly includes the stone foundation of the early 18th-century dwelling of Jacobus Bush, the first landowner. The inn takes its name from Lemuel Winchell and the Winchell family who managed the lands along the Esopus Creek from 1785 to 1857. Lemuel Winchell...
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Father John Nelson, Memento Mori

March 23, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
“I didn’t plan on any of this. In fact, I had a lot of other plans. But then I heard the word of God, and after that... your other plans become your other plans.” – Father John Nelson In the fall of 2014, I found myself in the village of Woodstock to photograph the Church of the Holy Transfiguration of Christ-on-the-Mount, a simple, but pictur...
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Woodstock Artists Cemetery: A Photographic Study

March 16, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
Encircled by the everlasting hills They rest here who added to the beauty of the world By art, creative thought and by life itself. - Dr. James T. Shotwell Woodstock’s reverence for artists and their craft is not limited to the living, as the Woodstock Artists Cemetery pays eternal homage to local residents who have made their mark on...
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John Kenneth Corbin: The First Aerial Photographs of Stamford, New York

March 09, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
John Kenneth Corbin was born on September 5, 1902, the son of William and Mary Cowley Corbin. He was born in Stamford and graduated from the local high school. After high school he worked at the local railroad station for two years, before joining the National Bank of Stamford in 1923. He worked at the bank for over 40 years, from 1923 to his retir...
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