As we reach the mighty Hudson River and head North, a swing bridge carrys a rail line South to Penn Station, today's destination for Amtrak.
It was said that when workers were laying the cement for the sub-basement a co-worker went mysteriously missing, his lunch and house keys were found but he wasn't.
It was assumed that when laying the cement floor he must have fallen in and no one saw it happen.
This New York Map notes the locations of airports in Albany, the state capital, and other major cities such as Rochester and Buffalo.
It also shows the US federal highway and state highway, along with the rail lines.
At Troy, the Troy Union Railroad hosted the New York Central, the Delware & Hudson and the Boston & Maine.
Utica was the base for the Adirondack and St Lawrence Divisions.The St Lawrence Division went from both Utica and Syracuse to Watertown, Ogdensburg and Massena.A line went West to Oswego and on to Niagara Falls alongside Lake Ontario; stopping at many small towns like Wolcott.This used to be two separate stations with Harmon being the larger of the two and also the site of the maintenance shops for the electric locomotives that entered New York City. On the other side of the Hudson River we notice another railroad. Meeting the West Shore at Kingston are the Wallkill Valley Branch heading through New Paltz to a meeting with the Erie Railroad; and the Catskill Mountain Branch to Oneonta.Our next stations are Rhinecliff and Hudson before arriving at Albany At Schenectady, there was an interlocking that controlled access to the Troy & Schenectady Railroad.People who are new to the building are told about this ghost and the name given to him, "Jason." (for no real reason)To this day there have been many reports from people who travel down there for old documents and books.