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Operating a Log Skidder in Elizabethtown

Lumberjack Philip Jackson operating a Log Skidder in Elizabethtown

Lumberjack Philip Jackson operating a 1978 John Deere 440C skidder. In the foreground is Jack Pulsifer. The skidder is on top of a pile of large, soft maple logs cut close to the Boquet River. Spring 2016. Elizabethtown, NY. Courtesy of Philip N. Jackson IV. Jackson says he’s been logging for about 66 years. Listen […]

A trolley running from Redwood to Alexandria Bay

A trolley running from Redwood to Alexandria Bay

Starting in 1873, a train ran from New York City to Redwood and Hammond, and the trolley would take passengers from Redwood to Alexandria Bay from between 1902- 1916. The trolley station in Alexandria Bay was on Route 12. Photo taken within the range of 1902-1916. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical […]

Park Street in downtown Tupper Lake

Park Street in downtown Tupper Lake

A view of the businesses on Park Street in downtown Tupper Lake. Pictured are the Tavern, The Tap Room, National Army Store, A&P Food Stores, and Schine’s State Theater, which is advertising live entertainment. Circa late1940s. Tupper Lake, NY.

Men outside the office at Paul Smith’s Hotel in Paul Smiths

Men outside the office at Paul Smith’s Hotel in Paul Smiths

Smith Cottage (formerly called the Hotel Annex) at Paul Smith’s Hotel. Sign reads: “Office, Paul Smith’s Hotel & Cottages.” One of the men is Al Gratton, and another Chet Buxton. 1950. Paul Smiths, NY. Courtesy of the Paul Smith’s College Joan Weill Adirondack Library Archives.