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Inside Cranker’s Machine Shop in Alexandria Bay

Inside Cranker’s Machine Shop in Alexandria Bay

Cranker’s Machine Shop on Mill Point. Cranker was a gunsmith and a toolmaker. He also made motors, and put the motor into the first fire boat in town. The shop closed in the 1960s. Circa 1940. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical Society.

Inside the Cornwall Brothers Store in Alexandria Bay

Inside the Cornwall Brothers Store in Alexandria Bay

The interior of the Cornwall Brothers Store. Originally owned by Azariah Walton and Andrew Cornwall, the store was called Walton & Cornwall and then Cornwall & Walton. In 1877, Cornwall’s four sons took over the business. They sold groceries; sundry items; and tickets for the steamer, trolley, and train. The bank was located inside the […]

Sheppard’s Barber Shop in Alexandria Bay

Sheppard’s Barber Shop in Alexandria Bay

Three workers in Sheppard’s Barber Shop, located by the river walk. Pictured from left: Mr. Sheppard, George Beach, and Riley Perry. Sheppard’s daughters owned Sheppard’s Gift Shop. Circa 1910. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical Society.

Businesses on Park Street in Tupper Lake

Businesses on Park Street in Tupper Lake

Stores on Park Street; on the left is Merchant Tailor, and the sign on the right advertises J.B. Goff, Jeweler. 1899. Tupper Lake, NY. Photo courtesy of the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library.

Moving Salamy’s grocery store in Tupper Lake

Moving Salamy’s grocery store in Tupper Lake

Moving Salamy’s grocery store, located on the corner of Park St. and Boyer Ave. Note the building in on cribbing and the old foundation is on the foreground. 1957. Tupper Lake, NY. Photo courtesy of the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library.