Steampunk fest

Hudson Valley Steampunk Fest at the Rhinebeck Aerodrome

Since most people have not the faintest idea what “Steampunk” is, here is the definition form Wikipedia: #1: a style of design and fashion that combines historical elements with anachronistic technological features inspired by science fiction. #2: a genre of science fiction that has a historical setting and typically features steam-powered machinery rather than advanced …

Church of the Assumption Ansonia

Church of the Assumption Ansonia, July5 2017

Thank to Father Jim Sullivan’s generosity, Ted Roth and myself had the chance to photograph the interior of the Church of the Assumption Ansonia. It is truly one of the most beautiful architectural marvel in this area and my photographs are not even good enough to describe the place.

Stanley Works

Stanley Works, just before the demolition starts

We (That is Ted Roth, Kathy Radziunas, Rob Doby, Cindy O’Neil and myself) have gone back to Stanley Works, probably the last time. There were already people there, moving, measuring, etc, from various companies that would do the demolition. We visited the building that Ted and myself saw at the very first time we went …

Stanley Works

Stanley Works June16 2017

Still finding some new buildings to photograph at Stanley Works. This complex is huge, several buildings of different sizes and ages and in different conditions. On of the buildings had a flood many years ago and you can still very much see the signs of it all over the first floor. Most of the floors …

Rusted door

Stanley Works June 1 2017

My friend, Ted Roth arranged a new visit to Stanley Works for us ( that is him Meredith Hicks Wilcox and myself) . Much of the standing buildings are now slated for demolition starting in July, so we were lucky to have this opportunity. Not much change from the last time we were there 2 …

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Return to Farrel Co. on December 21 2016

With my friend Ted Roth I have gone back to the old Farrel Co. building to take a few more pictures, possibly the last time. The company, one of the lucky one that survived the onslaught of globalization, moved to a new beautiful compound in the same town, Ansonia. There are still a few items …