Video from the train crash at Union Station on July 21, 2015 in Utica has been released. In the video above the train is seen in the upper middle portion of the video at approximately the :50 second mark.
Surprising but true, in an era when boats plying the Erie Canal was still an efficient way to move cargo, taking a train trip across New York, say from Buffalo to New York City, was quicker at the end of the 1800s than today.
The website Thrillist recently compiled a list of the most beautiful train stations in America. Buildings you'd expect like New York's Grand Central Terminal and Washington D.C.'s Union Station made the list. So did Union Station in Utica.
It was opening day on Saturday, June 25, of the Oneida County Public Market at Union Station in Utica. Although the sun wasn't out, many residents were out and about taking advantage of the great things the market had to offer.