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Bear Mountain Bridge Serenity On Display On Busy Getaway Holiday Travel Day

The barge heading toward Charles Point, Peekskill, on the Hudson River. Photo Credit: Jon Craig
Those who stopped at the scenic overlook were treated to a boat pushing a flat barge, presumably toward the Tappan Zee Bridge construction site. Photo Credit: Jon Craig
A steady stream of motorists was coming -- but mostly going -- at the start of Memorial Day weekend. Photo Credit: Jon Craig
This is what drivers saw as the sunset reflected off a sign en route toward Peekskill. Photo Credit: Jon Craig
The sun goes down over Bear Mountain on Friday. Photo Credit: Jon Craig
Another angle as the sun went down on May 22. Photo Credit: Jon Craig

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Motorists heading out of town for the Memorial Day weekend were treated to a marvelous sunset and other scenic views along the Hudson River on Friday.

Visitors who stopped at the overlook along Route 6 -- just southeast of the Bear Mountain Bridge watched the sun fall beyond the mountaintops.

A flat barge was being pushed south past Charles Point andD Indian Point toward the Tappan Zee Bridge.

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