Tobe Carey

By Tobe Carey on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:32 pm
Deep Water: Building the Catskill Water System is the classic story of the the building of the Ashokan Reservoir and the west-of-Hudson water system designed to send clean, clear Catskill Mountains water to NY City. A few weeks ago we screened the 45-... Read more
By Tobe Carey on Sunday, Jun. 28, 2015 - 10:03 am
2015 marks the one hundred year anniversary celebrating when water was delivered to NY City from the Ashokan Reservoir by way of the gravity fed Catskill Aqueduct. Deep Water tells the story of what historian, Bob Steuding called “The Last of the Handmade... Read more
By Tobe Carey on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:34 pm
There was a time that Valentine's Day was celebrated with a gift of violets...not roses, but tender, aromatic violets. And, Rhinebeck was the Violet Capital of the World. At the dawn of the 20th century, Rhinebeck growers shipped millions of blossoms to... Read more
By Tobe Carey on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 - 10:44 pm
I've been working on a new documentary project, "Poetry of a Watershed Stream."  In it, I'm recording a small stream that flows to the Ashokan Reservoir through the four seasons.  The beauty and richness of this one small stream stands for all the... Read more
By Tobe Carey on Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014 - 7:40 pm
Two weekends of train runs with Thomas the Tank Engine leading the way brought out more than 11,000 tourists to Kingston to enjoy the day.  I produced a short video to show a bit of the excitement the event generated. Enjoy!  
By Tobe Carey on Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014 - 5:18 pm
Rails to the Catskills...the story of railroading in the Northern and Southern Catskills. Next showing: Sunday Sept. 21 at 3PM at the Marbletown Community Center, Stone Ridge, NY For complete information and online ordering visit http://www.... Read more
By John Phillip Tappen on Thursday, May. 29, 2014 - 2:16 pm
Forgotten history is what interests filmmaker Tobe Carey most. His latest film, the documentary Rails to the Catskills, is an attempt to encapsulate the history of the railroad lines that abounded in the Catskills area for much of the late 19th and early... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, May. 28, 2011 - 11:18 am
Above: The Catskill Mountain House in a photo contributed by Tobe Carey and excerpts from "The Catskill Mountain House and the World Around." There isn't much left of the once-grand Catskill Mountain House. The lavish resort hotel was perched on a... Read more


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