Gino is an expert on local railroad "archeology". He grew up in Aqueduct and explored everything train-related nearby as a kid. He was an encyclopedia of knowledge and shared quite a few interesting historical tidbits. He was great company!
We met at the Boat House parking lot and---much to my surprise--found a wide groomed path along the river at the end of the driveway.
We trekked in and saw large piles of stones--rubble from the canal lining ages ago.
|Our Trek to the Trolley Bridge|
|Stone Canal Rubble|
|Lots of Rubble!|
Once at the piers, Gary suggested taking a photo of Gino and I to show just how massive these piers are. We looked like pipsqueaks!
|A short walk in the muck provided this view|
Mystery Ruins). For a short while, Gino seemed lost in contemplation of how it was yesteryear...