Although its waters are far less than crystal clear, the Hudson River is an essential part of keeping Poughkeepsie residents happy and healthy.
In the 2016 Boating on the Hudson and Beyond Holiday issue I described my flight in the Collings Foundation B-17G NINE 0 NINE. After the flight I joined the Foundation, and and in the May 2017 Boating...and Beyond I described the World War II stories of both the “real” NINE 0 NINE and the B-17G that eventually became the Collings’ NINE 0 NINE.
Some of the best memories are created on the water and if you’ve been thinking about buying a boat or trading up to a newer model, THIS is the show. The Great Upstate Boat Show is the biggest boating sales
event between New York City and Montreal.
Lex Filipowski was at his father house recently and found this fascinating 1934 magazine called Science and Mechanics. I have always been interested in the future and actually have a number of patents based on my ideas. (And many more that I never tried to file for or I failed at) However that is another long, long story.
Dave Rocco the very photographer who took these fantastic photos, had just gotten out of surgery for his elbow when all this took place. Never the less, he spent hours and hours in Tarrytown waiting for the right moments to take these photos. No question about it, he is a dedicated man!