- Michael Kudish
Michael Kudish is an author, railroad historian, forester, and retired professor. He received his Ph.D. in 1971 from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse. His dissertation, on the history of Catskill forests, was the beginning of a lifelong study. It was later expanded and published as The Catskill Forest: A History. His previous degrees included a B.S. from the City College of New York, and an M.S. from Cornell University.
As a professor in the Division of Forestry at Paul Smith's College, he has written three books on the vegetation of the Adirondacks, including Adirondack Upland Flora, a number of articles on forest history of both the Catskills and Adirondacks. As a railroad historian, he wrote Where Did The Tracks Go?, an initial description of railroads in the Adironadacks, followed by Railroads of the Adirondacks, for a long time considered the definitive work on the subject. He has retired from Paul Smiths, moved to the Catskills, and is working on a four-volume set on the Mountain Railroads of New York State. It updates RotA in the first three volumes, and adds a fourth volume covering the Catskills.
- ^ Kudish, Michael, Railroads of the Adirondacks, bio on back cover
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Panther Mountain (New York) — There is also a Panther Mountain in Franklin County, New York near the southern end of Lower Saranac Lake.Infobox Mountain Name = Panther Mountain Photo = Panther Mountain from Highmount.jpg Caption = Panther from the west, along Route 28 near… … Wikipedia
Hunter Mountain Fire Tower — Infobox nrhp name = Hunter Mountain Fire Tower nrhp type = caption = Tower prior to renovations in 1999 location = Summit of Hunter Mountain, Town of Hunter, NY nearest city = Kingston lat degrees = 42 lat minutes = 10 lat seconds = 40 lat… … Wikipedia
Deep Notch — View north into notch Elevation 1,900 feet (580 m) … Wikipedia
Mount Tremper — Timothyberg, Tremper Mountain Mount Tremper from Route 28 to southeast … Wikipedia
Slide Mountain (Ulster County, New York) — Infobox Mountain Name = Slide Mountain Photo = Slide Mountain Catskills.jpg Caption = Slide Mountain from Ashokan High Point Elevation = 4,180 feet (1,277 m) Location = New York, USA Range = Catskills Prominence = 3,300 feet (1005 m) Coordinates … Wikipedia
Devil's Path (hiking trail) — Devil s Path A backpacker negotiates a rock chimney on Indian Head Mountain Length 24.2 miles (39km) Location Town of Hunter / Town of Lexington, Greene County, New York, U … Wikipedia
Red Hill Fire Observation Station — Infobox nrhp name = Red Hill Fire Observation Station nrhp type = caption = Fire tower in 2008 lat degrees = 41 lat minutes = 55 lat seconds = 25 lat direction = N long degrees = 74 long minutes = 31 long seconds = 02 long direction = W location … Wikipedia
Hunter Mountain (New York) — Infobox Mountain Name = Hunter Mountain Photo = Hunter Mountain from Black Dome.jpg Caption = Hunter Mountain from Black Dome to the north. Ski trails visible at right. Elevation = 4,040 feet ( 1,234 m) Location = New York, USA Range = Catskills… … Wikipedia
Rusk Mountain — Infobox Mountain Name = Rusk Mountain Photo = Caption = Elevation = 3,680 feet (1,125 m) [ Summit elevation in range between 3,680 and 3,700 feet. ] Location = New York, USA Range = Catskills Prominence = convert|760|ft| 1 [ Key col elevation in… … Wikipedia
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry — Established 1911 Type Public President Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr … Wikipedia