The Klondike Ramp

Schenectady, NY

The Klondike Ramp was an eight-story circular walkway that carried General Electric workers to and from Hamilton Hill. It was built in 1931 and demolished in August 1958. A few vestiges of it are still visible from the Broadway exit ramp 5 off I-890.

NOTE: Klondike Album - Paul Garrow - There's a wonderful page on Facebook where a majority of these photos below are posted. The photos on this page were created as a service to non Facebook users. Fair Use Notice

1909 Postcard

THe Klondike Ramp (before I-890 was built)


Great Close Up Photo

1950 Aerial View

Map Details

Close Up

Inside View

Ramp Closed


Using Bing or Google Maps StreetView, you can see remnants of the ramp

Hike in the Snow

Curiousity got the best of me and I took a hike in the snow to photograph what was left: Klondike Curiosity - View Photos >

Remnants of the ramp section

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