Added photos from Mount Utsayantha of two 360 degree views that were taken in 2008 and 2009. They are first two images in the gallery from Mount Utsayantha: http://www.catskillsearch.com/site/portfolio/mount-utsayantha/ Each 360 degree image can be viewed on these pages: http://www.catskillsearch.com/site/2008/07/14/mount-utsayantha-firetower-surrounding-view-360/
Added a photo from June 6 which was a day filled with scatted rain showers and thunder. This photo has dark clouds as compared to the posted photos that were taken on bright cloudless day. http://www.catskillsearch.com/site/2012/05/19/hunter-911-memorial/
In 1826 Thomas Cole painted a scene that was named “From the Top of Kaaterskill Falls”. These photographs are a spirit of his 1826 painting.
Added 3 more photos to the Mount Utsayantha post http://www.catskillsearch.com/site/2012/05/18/stamford-queen-of-the-catskills-utsayantha/
While driving east along Route 23 near Stamford storm clouds were overhead. A constant storm system has been passing through the Catskills for the past several days.
‘Hike #3: Circuit of South Mountain’ is from the ‘Catskill Mountain House Trail Guide’ by Robert Gildersleeve.
A day of exploring Platte Clove and Hell’s Hole Creek was planned. Unfortunately due to rain and thunder deep exploration as intended of Platte Clove was cut short.
Currently two eateries are for-sale along Route 23 in Grand Gorge. The ‘Hitching Post Inn’ located on the east side and ‘Sundaes Restaurant & Dairy Freeze’ located on the west side of Grand Gorge.
Roadways, Bridges, Homes- Destruction from the Hurricane. Click on the first image below. Each image has a short description and are ordered to form a short narrative.
The Mountain Drive-In located in Hunter, NY is currently abandoned and is on the real estate market to be sold.
Two steel towers from the World Trade Center with an American flag flying above with a bronze plaque has been built in Dolan’s Lake Park.
While taking photographs of Stamford from Mount Utsayantha on May 12 I noticed Venus shining bright high in the sky.
A palette of imagery from Plattekill Falls, Devils Kitchen and the creek that is named “Hell’s Hole Creek”.