New York Roads - Albany Co.
CR 6 has a yellow stop sign on a driveway, or at least most of one (I can't tell if that's a broken sign or if something got in the way).
1920's state-sign style, arguably not a state sign though, on Old Niskayuna Road. Then again, Old Niskayuna Rd. leads straight from NY 378 to NY 7 (cut off by the airport now), so maybe it was.
NY 140 turns here from Cherry Ave. to Kenwood Ave., and given Albany's propensity for the wide CR shield I'll let that slide. I won't let the font slide - it looks like someone copied the CAD file font instead of substituting the correct FHWA Highway font.
NY 144 NB along the Hudson River in Coeymans.
Albany likes the wider shields, and this is about the right pattern, but it still looks wrong.
NY 156 EB at NY 157. There are also CR 156 and 157 close to each other and to this intersection.
NY 157 in Thatcher State Park courtesy John Krakoff.
NY 158 (here SB) is full of old reference markers.
CR 203 NB/EB and turning onto 306. Albany has a habit of slipping into this quasi-stencil font that almost looks hand-applied.
County route numbers are grouped in Albany County, so all of the 300's are near each other as are all of the single- and double-digit routes. Compare these to the CR 154 shield and, except for the stenciled font in the first photograph, you'll see what these do right and 154 did wrong - the 154 shield droops.
The old New York 9 curled underneath, and purists will notice that the 7 also curved much more sharply than it does now.
The end of Broadway in Watervliet north of 25th St.; it's a stub because it was cut off by I-787.
Eagle St. SB by the South Mall in Albany. Not all historical signs in NY are erected by the state; the arches on top of this one mark it as one from the college (state ones usually have the state outline on top, unless they're very old).
Make this green historical sign #2 that I've ever seen, and both are several miles west of Albany. This one, made by the Town of Guilderland, is on the WB side of Foundry St. in Guilderland, photographed EB and WB.
All courtesy John Krakoff. The first photo is along Broadway and the second is in Lincoln Park, both in the city of Albany itself.
The 2003 Albany Road Meet
Albany CR 156
NY 155 (and Albany CR 157)
South Mall Expressway, Albany
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