Towering over the modest residences in its vicinity, the soaring blue limestone and Ohio sandstone faced Roman Catholic church is one of the most recognizable symbols of Albany, New York’s rich history. It’s also one of the most endangered.
The Maybrook Line
The Maybrook Line of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad provided a crucial east-west freight transportation route between Maybrook, New York, and Derby, Connecticut. After a fire damaged the Hudson River crossing, much of the line was abandoned. Portions of the Maybrook Line now serve as a rail-to-trail.
Work Progresses at Sweet Springs
Work is progressing on the stabilization of the shuttered Sweet Springs Resort in eastern West Virginia.
Eugene Masters died in his home, a former general store, in March 2015 in Valley View, Kentucky. He was 86.