An idyllic scene

A lighthouse in the Hudson

An old ad for crackers on a wall in Schenectady

Bannerman's Castle, backlit in the sunset

Bannerman's Castle sits astride Pollepel Island in the Hudson. According to the Amtrak brochure, the Bannerman family bought the island in 1900 and built the castle as a gigantic advertisement for its retail military surplus store.

Onward to Manhattan