Monday, January 19, 2015

Sunday Club Rides

Yea, brothers and sisters, welcome to the flock of  SBRA open now your books to Revolutions, gear ratio 53:12. When Sunday morning rolls around you know it's time to pray to lord bicycle, and this is no false idol. Lord bicycle will get you 100 km down the road aided only by a breakfast burrito. Today's ride is rated a C, meek riders shall not grovel before the wheels of the strong, for they shall not be dropped.  Halleluiah! Amen!






Saturday, January 17, 2015

Grand Central Station

Grand Central Terminal is the largest such facility in the world by number of platforms with 44 serving 67 tracks along them. They are on two levels, both below ground, with 41 tracks on the upper level and 26 on the lower, though the total number of tracks along platforms and in rail yards exceeds 100. The terminal covers an area of 48 acres (19 ha).


Second Floor Balcony


The restore ceiling Orion Constellation


The Main Mezzanine

The arrival and departure boards


The Clock above the ticket office

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Lower Manhattan and The FDR Drive


 
 
 


Sunset from the East River Promenade towards Wall Street and the Brooklyn Bridge


 
View of The other Bridge to Brooklyn from under the FDR drive The Manhattan Bridge
 
 

Thursday, November 6, 2014

An Evening In New York City's Bryant Park

Like many of New York's parks in the 1970's Bryant Park had it's share of the dark side. A partnership of New York City and private businesses has  transformed it. Attractions and activities vary, from Ice Skating in the winter months to summer evening movies on the lawn.     


Ice skating rink and kiosks
 





 
Holiday Kiosks
 



 
Facing West in the background is The Empire State Building on 6th Avenue
 

 
Facing East in the background is Chrysler Building

 
 
 
Fortitude one of the lions guarding the New York Public Library's steps 
 

 

Monday, October 27, 2014

Autumn in Collinsville, Connecticut

A day in Collinsville, Connecticut 
 
The Farmington River in Collinsville 


Situated along the Farmington River is The Collins Factories from which the town was named, it was the axe factory of the Collins family. The main building now hosts weekend farmers market, and kiosks of  artists, and craftsmen and designers.


The Collinsville train trestle overlooking the Farmington River. Their High Line.