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Train Hopping Cheektowaga

Train Hopping Cheektowaga 40-Miler Club

Train Hopping Cheektowaga Letchworth became my favorite hangout to disengage from work-related activities outside of the drop zone. Recently I found myself relaxing by the upper falls on more than one occasion, not just to hop passing trains (Although on this occasion train hopping Cheektowaga was in the near future), but to free myself from

Train Hopping Binghamton

Train Hopping Binghamton with the Noodle

Train hopping Binghamton “Happy Birthday Marien! I hope exploring Castle on the Hill, your first skydive and train hopping Binghamton made your birthday one to remember buddy.” After spending a few months backpacking around Europe with his girlfriend, my friend booked a ticket back to the USA and took a bus to Rochester, where we

JN Adam Memorial Hospital

Abandoned JN Adam Memorial Hospital

Abandoned JN Adam Memorial Hospital So we finally took a day to check out the abandoned JN Adam Memorial Hospital located in Perrysburg, NY. The hospital is located in the small, desolate town of Perrysburg on 300 acres of overgrowth hidden between County Road 58 and its main entrance off Airview Drive. We read much

Hitchhiking Letchworth State Park

Letchworth State Park Rail Fannin’

Hitchhiking Letchworth State Park Over the past month of June I worked a mere three or four days with actual Tandem numbers aside from the occasional sport pack.  The murky weather, low ceiling, squirrelly winds and rain made me lose my mind.  I hate being stuck. I start to get emotional, but my spirits changed after

RTA Subway System the Graffiti Within

RTA Subway System – Abandoned Rochester For the better part of the summer last year along with this year I normally wander around Western New York by foot or bicycle.  Last year I used a $5.00, 7-speed, cruiser from a garage sale until I popped a tube and someone stole it from the airport.  Then

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