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View 246: Lights of Baldwinsville

I heard about the Baldwinsville Boat Parade of Lights about a month ago.  They said the boats would go through New York Barge Canal Lock 24.  I immediately had a vision of the lock being full of boats with colored … Continue reading

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River Cruise

One of the events I attended during the 2011 C. W. Baker Alumni Weekend was a Lunch Cruise by the Mid-Lakes Navigation Company. A group of twenty-five alumni and their families convened at Dutchman’s Landing near Syracuse, New York to … Continue reading

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View 181: Late Spring at the Wildlife Refuge

The work continues at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.  The pool near the visitor center has been drained and the marsh in the first section of the wildlife drive has been lowered. This seemed to concentrate the viewable wildlife along … Continue reading

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The Syracuse and Baldwinsville Railroad

Back in 1886, a group formed the Syracuse and Baldwinsville Railroad to service the mills on the Seneca River in the village.  This bit of history of my hometown of Baldwinsville, New York fascinated me.  I grew up hearing trains … Continue reading

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View 174: Bedford Falls

In 1946, the movie It’s A Wonderful Life introduced the world to Bedford Falls, New York.  A fictitious village in upstate New York which people living in Seneca Falls, New York thought looked very familiar.  Starting with the steel truss … Continue reading

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