Saranac Lake’s Union Depot was built in 1904 by the Delaware and Hudson Railroad. It consolidated the passenger operations of the Chateaugay Railroad from the east, and the New York Central Railroad from the west. Union Depot handled 18 to 20 scheduled passenger trains per day during its busiest years, 1912-1940.
Union Depot closed in 1965 when passenger service had ended. Union Depot was restored in 1997 with help from ISTEA funds administered through New York State’s Department of Transportation in anticipation of renewed tourist rail service and is now part of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad.
Saranac Lake Art Works is a collaboration of artists unified in promoting the community through the arts. Art Works is supported by a membership of artists, galleries, theatre and art related businesses in the greater Saranac Lake, New York region. Our mission is to promote the community through the arts and help the village of Saranac Lake become the ARTS DESTINATION of the Adirondacks..
Some of our accomplishments (and those of our members) include:
• Group ads in the Adirondack Explorer & the Adirondack Enterprise • Press releases, poster & publicity about art events in Saranac Lake • Cover art, text & pictures in Saranac Lake Visitors Guide • Our website • Display Booth at the Adirondack Living Show • Display in the Saranac Lake Visitors Center • Article & pictures in Cape Air magazine • The first Adirondack Plein Air Festival Aug. 21-23 • The first Hobo Music Festival Sept. 6 • Artist postcards at the Saranac Lake Visitor Center • Display at the 90 Miler Canoe Classic Banquet Sept. 12
This web site supported in part by The Arts Committee to Revitalize Saranac Lake.