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    A  MAGAZINE  SUMMER 2018  FOR  KAATSKILL  VOLUME 33  LIVING NUMBER 2
TOC O  SUMMER 2018 VOLUME 33 NUMBER 2   4.95  D E PA R T M E N T S 2  AREA MAP  4  360 DEGREES  22  KAATSKILL GEOLOGIST TH...
CONSULTANT   Nina A.M. Lawford-Juviler PUBLISHER AND EDITOR  Donald F. Bishop, II FAX    607-746-3135 CONTRIBUTORS  Peter ...
360 Degrees ALL WEEKEND Lumberjack Festival T-Shirt sales   printed on premises Sidewalk Sales Deposit Merchants on Front ...
360 Degrees SUNDAY 10am Men   s and Women   s Doubles Horseshoe 11am Raft Races on the Delaware, start at Stilesville 11am...
360 Degrees ers. See what today   s quilters are doing  And, while visiting the Museum, learn about the world   s oldest t...
360 Degrees Four-Legged Friends   Dirt  Those looking to get their hands dirty, can stay    down on the farm    and do som...
360 Degrees Green and find your community, or a new community here at The Farmers    Museum  See    the Stuff    Photograp...
360 Degrees 324 Caverns Road Howes Cave  518  296-8949 info iroquoismuseum.org Sunday  12pm - 5pm Monday  Closed Tuesday  ...
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20118 REGULAR TRAINS Th hursdays, June 7     August 30 One Roundtrip Train to Cooperstown Deeparting From The Milfordd Dep...
Shine On   The Esopus Meadow Lighthouse in August 23, 2008.  The Esopus Meadows Lighthouse By Lawrence C. Swayne, MD photo...
A pre 1933 picture of the lighthouse showing the fog horn in the upper right window. Courtesy of Esopus Meadows Lighthouse...
Let your light so shine before men    Matthew 5 16a KJV It is the prettiest lighthouse on the river. Barbara Ralston, Dire...
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The completion of the Erie Canal in 1825  facilitating transportation to the Midwest  and the Delaware   Hudson Canal in 1...
Consequently, on July 15, 1870 Congress authorized  25,000 to build a new lighthouse 100 feet southeast of the old site  c...
period furniture, restoring the tower with a copper floor, and rewiring the lighthouse with installation of an alarm syste...
es a newsletter, The Light. Devoted volunteers continue to maintain the    Maid of the Meadows    and new volunteers and m...
top left  Second staircase before restoration top right  After restoration. below left  Watch room before restoration. bel...
bank at Lighthouse Park in Esopus Meadows Preserve in Ulster County, and from the east bank the Great Lawn of the Wilderst...
KaatskillGeologist  The Notches Robert and Johanna Titus, photography by the authors  Over the decades our    Kaatskill Ge...
smaller and more out of the way notches. Have you ever been through Diamond Notch  Or Jimmy Dolan Notch  fig. 4   How abou...
term that better communicates what they represent and gives each of them some powerful imagery   they truly stir the human...
opposite page, fig. 7  The West Kill advance. people visit today   s notches and see serene and picturesque landscapes  we...
above, fig. 8  Lake West Kill empties through Diamond Notch., below, fig. 9  Lake West Kill empties through Deep Notch. ba...
fig. 10  Early Lake Grand Gorge forms north of West Kill. The earliest melting is likely to have occurred in the upper rea...
fig. 11  Early Lake Grand Gorge drains through Stony Clove Notch.  28  base map courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey
retreating to the northwest. History repeated itself, and the waters of Lake Grand Gorge found still another spillway, thi...
Rising of the New Blenheim Bridge By Rebecca Andre Now stretched 228 feet across the Schoharie Creek and not unlike Noah  ...
draw international attention once the Nova documentary produced by Windfall Films of the U.K. is released, some time this ...
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opposite page  Economy Paving Co. employs both cranes to lift south truss at the end of December. above left  Will Francom...
above  By mid March siding is installed and snow keeps falling. left  April 21, bridge on bridge brings two thumbs up from...
above  April 20, the move begins. right  Gabriel Matyiko of Expert House Movers Inc. being interviewed by Windfall Films. ...
left  Bridge jacked and sitting 23 feet high on the cribbage. above  Lowering bridge was a slow, precise and steady proces...
top left  JR of Arnold Graton JR Historic Restoration, LLC guiding the removal of the temporary steel I-beam supports. top...
above left  Expert House Movers crew. above right  JR Graton, Stan Graton, stand on freshly laid floor boards. center left...
top left  Stan Graton   s 3G Construction crew placing roof boards. top right  Memorial Day flag placement. above  Roof co...
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opposite page, top  Temporary bridge, Rt. 30 bridge and the new Blenheim bridge stretch across Schoharie Creek. opposite p...
Now Open for Business   the Rail Explorers USA Catskill Division By Rebecca Andre  On a beautiful 23rd day of May,  the re...
decision to segment the rail corridor. Hein invited the newly elected Ulster County Legislator Kathy Nolan to the micropho...
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York   s Adirondacks, the company has expanded to Las Vegas, Delaware, Rhode Island, and the Catskills. Unfortunately, the...
photo by Lillian Browne  FOODIES ON DECK The Re-imaging of the Catskills Agricultural Industry By Lillian Browne Nestled  ...
photo by Lillian Browne  above  Bovina farmer Steve Burnett speaks with Congressman John Faso about farming in Delaware Co...
top  Governor Andrew Cuomo   s Deputy Director of State Regional Affairs Kara Grippen, left, and the Governor   s Southern...
photo by Lillian Browne  Savvy entrepreneur and ag-experienced business woman Nicole Day Gray, owner of Catskills Regional...
2018 Chamber Awards dinner fills Calico room at Foodworks  facility Ray Pucci kicked off the 2018 Delaware County Chamber ...
Tourism Property A healthy tourism industry in Delaware County is essential to all of us. The Delaware   Ulster Railroad h...
Advocate James Doig of the SFCU was awarded Business Advocate. Since 1997 he has grown the assets from 116,873,832 to this...
Business of the Year Mark Schneider DCEC. By the end of 2018 all coop members will have broadband high speed internet conn...
Patrolling, Parading, Policing, and Pursuing The Evolution of Mounted Patrols in the Catskills By Lillian Browne, photogra...
Horses have a long, dramatic, and elegant history with law enforcement. Once used as a means of transportation, either by ...
became a more reliable, efficient, safer, and more expedient means of transportation for police officers  and mounted patr...
In addition to being the youngest sheriff in New York at the time he held office, Telian was a skilled equestrian and stab...
Once the    trailer    was road-worthy, the mounted division was able to engage in only-found-in-farm-country policing, wh...
officers riders that ensured area police agencies remained without mounted divisions. That changed in recent years. The De...
commitment for a Trooper to be a member of the mounted unit. Because of that, the level of confidence in a mounted unit me...
Francis X. Driscoll
Made in KaatskillCountry  WOODSTOCK BREWING COMES TO PHOENICIA By Rebecca Andre, photography by the author  Friends Rick S...
decade, into the inviting combination of a brew house, tap room and gathering place.    This was a raw space, it needed a ...
social media to keep their beer fans up to date on the latest releases. IPA   s are the specialty of the brewery. There is...
example, the    f9    IPA got its name for the function key used in Microsoft Excel to recalculate an entire spreadsheet. ...
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KaatskillDining Lodgings  The    New    Pine Hill Arms Hotel by Rebecca Andre, photography by the author Family, food, dri...
Spaetzle    with morel mushrooms and seasonal veggies, or a    Cauliflower Sandwich    with kale, red cabbage and heirloom...
goods include croissants, cookies, cakes and cinnamon buns. Warm, intoxicating, inviting cinnamon buns. Pair with small ba...
KaatskillForest Historian  Farms Way Up There  High-Elevation Pastures Along The Belleayre-Eagle Range  Most Kaatskill Lif...
out     not completely, but forming gently-sloping terraces or benches. It is on these terraces where some early farmers c...
the Belleayre Ski Center  between 2045 and 2275 feet. DRY BROOK VALLEY The Dry Brook Valley and its major tributaries  Rid...
between 2640 and 2705 feet. The Margaretville USGS Quadrangle, surveyed in 1901, shows a road leading to a farmhouse here....
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KaatskillTrees  Pears     A Wild Adaptation By Ryan Trapani, Director of Forest Services, CFA In    Kaatskill Trees     Ka...
a pear, and if it gives, it   s good to go. The pear I picked on that wintry day had plenty of time to ripen throughout fa...
similar thornlike branches. Apples too can have small branches that can stab you when climbing up the tree, though they ar...
different than apple in that they seem to be glossier and more tear-shaped, lanceolate, or narrow. The bark seems slightly...
IM A G E S  O F T H E N O R T H E R N C AT S K I L L S Fine landscape photography by Francis X. Driscoll  Tannersville Ant...