Tag: store

The Crooks and McLean Company monument shop in Carthage

The Crooks and McLean Company monument shop at 225 State Street in Carthage. In the early 1900s, Crooks and McLean Co was the largest retail dealer of granite and marble monument work in northern New York. One of Crooks and McLean’s biggest projects was the mausoleum for the Frederick Marcy estate in Boonville in 1907, which […]

Making Pasta at Deer’s Head Inn in Elizabethtown

Zach Jackson making pasta at Deer’s Head Inn in Elizabethtown

An employee of the Deer’s Head Inn, Zach Jackson, rolling homemade pasta through a machine in the kitchen. 2018. Elizabethtown, NY. Courtesy of Wyatt Jackson. Wyatt Jackson is a cook & manager at the Deer’s Head Inn. Listen to his story at one of our listening stations!

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.