2015-Albany & the Hudson-Mohawk Region of New York (44th)

44th Annual Conference

MAY 28 – 31, 2015 – Albany, New York


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ALBANY TOUR SITES

Schenectady & Vicinity
Environment-One, Niskayuna (sewage pumps for municipal and domestic applications)
Applied Robotics, Glenville
Integrated Fab Technologies, Glenville (turbine components
Tough Traveler, Schenectady (luggage and bags)

Power & Transportation
Amtrak repair shops, Rensselaer
Empire Generating Company, Rensselaer
Port of Waterford Flight, Erie
New York State Canal Shops, Waterford
Mechanicville Hydroelectric Plant

New Tech
Port of Coeymans
TCI-NY, Coeymans (transformer rebuilder)
Scarano Boat Building, Port of Albany
SUNY College of Nanoscale Engineering & Science, Albany (microchip R&D)

Hudson-Mohawk Industries
Ross Valve Manufacturing, Troy (automatic valves for water supplies)
NYS Canal Shops & Waterford Flight
Mohawk Paper, Cohoes
Plug Power, Latham (hydrogen fuel cells)

Bridges
NY Central swing bridge, Albany
Cohoes-Waterford Bridge
Union Bridge, Waterford-
Whipple bowstring truss over Enlarged Erie Canal, Vischer Ferry
Schoharie Aqueduct
NY Barge Canal movable dam

Additional Sites
AMT Castings (aerospace and firearms castings)
Contractors Millwork (window sashes and molding)
Thistle Hill Weavers
U.S.S. Slater
New York State Capitol
Downtown Albany
Nine Pin Cider Works
Albany Distilling
C.H. Evans Brewing Co.
Sunday, May 31
Cohoes Falls
Harmony Mills (textiles)
Troy Gasholder House
Burden Ironworks, Troy


Photo Caption: Pouring iron at Rathbone & Sard Foundry, Albany, ca 1911.