a trip down the tracks

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Recently a few friends and I decided to see what there was to explore around Port Richmond / Kensington. DLISH was in town, so we headed out to the waterfront, two skaters joined us.

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Coal Pier.

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But we were more interested in seeing what was going on with those partially-abandoned tracks that cut through the heart of Kensington — over Aramingo and the other North-South arterial streets.

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After a pit stop, we noticed that things were getting a bit iffy.

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At this point we were in the territory of a few different groups, who made it very clear, very quickly, that we needed to get out.

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The quickest way out was up. Even in the middle of the day in winter, I wouldn’t suggest this area for wandering around.