West of Schenectady, in the Glenville Hills and Rotterdam Hills, the land along the Mohawk River is steeped in lore.
From Touareuna Road in Glenville you can walk to the Mohawk River and see the Rotterdam Hills in the distance. (Bill Buell/Gazette reporter)
The Mohawk River, with the Glenville Hills in the background, flows past the Mabee Farm in Rotterdam Junction. (Bill Buell/Gazette reporter)
A freight train crosses a bridge over the Mohawk River in Pattersonville with the Glenville Hills in the distance. (Bill Buell/Gazette reporter)
The Rotterdam Hills, left and Glenville Hills, right, are seen in the distance from Van Vranken Avenue in Schenectady.