Tag: tool

Rescue on Algonquin Peak

Rescue on Algonquin Peak

Scene from the rescue of Blake Alois and Madison Popolizio on Algonquin Peak. December 2013. North Elba, NY. Photo courtesy of NY DEC.

Mountain rescue equipment used by a search and rescue team

Mountain rescue equipment used by a search and rescue team

A forest ranger’s search and rescue tools, which include a litter to carry an injured person, helicopter gear such as a helmet, a tote of warm-weather clothing, skis and a variety of boots. 2018. North Elba, NY. Photo by Andy Flynn.

Construction on the Tupper Lake High School

Construction on the Tupper Lake High School

The Tupper Lake High School under reconstruction to remove leaking towers. The school is located on Chaney Ave. 1955. Tupper Lake, NY. Photo courtesy of the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library.

Maple Sugaring in West Chazy

Repairing maple sugar lines in West Chazy

Lines for gathering sap at Sacred Roots Maple, a maple business founded by Ben & Ashley Clark in 2016. In the photo, Ben is repairing lines that were damaged by squirrels. 2017. West Chazy, NY. Courtesy of Ben & Ashley Clark.

David Nichols crafting a custom guitar in Malone

David Nichols crafting a custom guitar in Malone

David R. Nichols cutting inlay pieces for a custom guitar. According to Greg Kie, Nichols has worked on guitars for BB King, Johnny Cash, ZZ Top, and Aerosmith. At one time, he was the only craftsman doing inlay work for the Martin Guitar Company. He’s something of a North Country legend, and a 1963 SUNY […]

Replacing a roof in Wanakena

Replacing a roof in Wanakena

Contractors replacing the roof of the building that is believed to have been the original Wanakena Post Office. 2010. Wanakena, NY. Photo courtesy of Allen Ditch.