A photo narrative and tale from Hells Hole Creek located in the Devils Kitchen section of the Catskill Mountains.
Two news signs were placed in 2014 pointing to Platte Clove/ Platt Clove. One is along Route 23A and the other is along Bloomer Road/ Platte Clove Road.
Kaaterskill Falls/ Art Flick Memorial at Night
I was traveling back from Kaaterskill Falls by car on a cloudless night sky that shined a rising near full Moon.
Balsam Lake Fire Tower 360VR
There are a few different ways to reach the Balsam Lake Fire Tower. I hiked from Mill Brook Road to reach this Fire Tower.
Vroman’s Nose Trail is located in the town of Fulton, New York and is a terrific short hike offering a vast landscape view of the valley below.
Moon over Mount Utsayantha
An unexpected beautiful sight of the moon rising over Mount Utsayantha during daylight hours as I drive east through Stamford along Route 23.
U &D Railroad- South Gilboa Railroad Station
Photographs of the Ulster and Delaware Railroad Station that covered South Gilboa, New York. Both the railroad and the station are abandoned.
Kaaterskill Falls and Bastion Falls
A photo gallery from the top, middle and bottom of Kaaterskill Falls in early May 2014.
Former Hunter Airport
The former Hunter Airport is currently for sale.
Thomas Cole- Cedar Grove
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site preserves and interprets the home and studios of Thomas Cole, the founder of the Hudson River School of painting, the nation’s first major art movement.
September 11- Tribute along Route 23A
A silhouette of FDNY fire fighters raise the flag in the blowing wind on this day. This nice simple tribute can be found on the west side of Hunter along Route 23A.
Tribute in Light 2013
Tribute in Light is a commemorative public art installation first presented six months after 9/11 and then every year thereafter, from dusk to dawn, on the night of September 11.
Adding photos from May and June. Just posted images from May of Kaaterskill Falls. Also posted images of Platte Clove and the new foot bridge that was just replaced. Go to Gallery and review for new posts and photographs. Also
Miscellaneous Snaps (with Cell Phone)
Miscellaneous photos taken with the iPhone cell phone from various locations and dates in 2013 prior to August 15.
Kingpost Bridge over Plattekill Creek
The Platte Clove Foot Bridge that crossed over Plattekill Creek has been replaced and reopened. The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference and its volunteers did a wonderful job.
Nissen Bridge (Washed away by Irene)
The Nissen Bridge was washed away like other bridges in the area during the flooding caused by Hurricane Irene in 2011.
Several years ago I looked at maps on paper and maps in digital format of the Ulster and Delaware Railroad that once ran through the Catskills.
Heavy waterflow at Kaaterskill Falls. It was difficult to to get close to falls without heavy mist getting on the camera and lens.