Tobe Carey

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Willow Mixed Media is a not for profit organization involved in documentary and arts projects. Visit our website at


Jul. 27, 2015
Our documentaries will air on PBS affiliate...WMHT-TV in August.Tune in...Catskill Mountain House airs on Sunday, August 2 at 3pmRails to Catskills airs on Sunday, August 30 at 3pm Read more
Jun. 28, 2015
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... Read more
May. 8, 2015
JOHN VANDERLYN IN VIRGINIA AND WASHINGTON, D.C. On a recent trip to Lynchburg, Virginia and Washington, DC, we were able to view several paintings by Kingston born artist, John Vanderlyn. Before the age of photography, portraits were a way for wealthy... Read more
Apr. 5, 2015
Just in time for the opening of the 2015 fishing season, Willow Mixed Media, has begun production on a new documentary about angling in the Ashokan watershed. The program will cover the rich history of world-class fishing on the Esopus Creek and its... Read more
Feb. 22, 2015
One of the almost forgotten histories that abound in the Hudson Valley/Catskills region is that of 18th and 19th century neo-classical artist and Kingston native, John Vanderlyn. Vanderlyn is the subject of my new documentary, now in early stages of... Read more
Jan. 27, 2015
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
Jan. 12, 2015
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
Dec. 22, 2014
Merry Christmas! Enjoy the 9:20 min video on YouTube of the Polar Express running from Kingston to the North Pole.  Recorded December 20th on the 2PM train.  Much laughter and good cheer.    
Nov. 30, 2014
Our popular Catskill Mountains and Hudson River history DVDs make great holiday gifts. Deep Water - Building the Catskill Water System The Catskill Mountain House and The World Around Sweet Violets Rails to the Catskills You can get them online shipped... Read more
Nov. 1, 2014
RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS AND CATSKILL MOUNTAIN HOUSE DOCUMENTARIES SET FOR NOVEMBER SHOWINGS Willow Mixed Media is pleased to announce three showings of our Catskill Mountains documentaries this month. Rails to the Catskills will be screened on Saturday,... Read more
Sep. 18, 2014
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!  
Sep. 17, 2014
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
Sep. 16, 2014 This will be the last Rails to the Catskills showing until November.
Sep. 2, 2014
RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS will screen on September 21st at 3PM at the Marbletown Community Center on Rt 209, Stone Ridge. We had a very successful showing of our documentary in Saugerties at the Public Library last week.  Thanks to all those who came out to... Read more
Aug. 25, 2014
Rails to the Catskills screening at Saugerties Public Library - Thursday August 28 at 6PM. Another chance to see Rails to the Catskills in a local venue. We had a terrific showing at the Community Theatrer in Catskill on Sunday hosted by the Masters on... Read more
Aug. 21, 2014
Rails to the Catskills - Sunday August 24th at 2PM at Catskill Community Theater - Free Screening The Catskill Community Theater is a terrific venue and we couldn't be happier to show our film, Rails to the Catskills to help benefit the Greene County... Read more
Aug. 5, 2014
August is a busy month for us at Willow Mixed Media, with three scheduled showings of Rails to the Catskills, our recently released documentary on railroading in the Northern and Southern Catskill Mountains of New York State. We are very pleased to be... Read more
Jul. 21, 2014
POSTPONED...The event has been postponed by the Board of Old Edwardsville Preservation Society!! They will reschedule in the fall! To view an online preview of this Tobe Carey film go to:
Jul. 14, 2014
Rails to the Catskills showing in Woodstock FREE! July 20 at 2PM at Upstate Films.Presented by Willow Mixed Media and The Historical Society of Woodstock.I'll be on-hand to answer questions after the film. DVDs will be available for purchase at the... Read more
Jul. 11, 2014
RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS FREE SHOWING AT UPSTATE FILMS IN WOODSTOCK JULY 20 AT 2PM Willow Mixed Media and the Historical Society of Woodstock present a free screening of the new documentary RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS at Upstate Films in Woodstock on July 20 at... Read more