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The Trombly family in Modern Mechanical Fab in Champlain

The Trombly family in Modern Mechanical Fab in Champlain

The Trombly family posing inside the offices/work space of Modern Mechanical Fab, a metal fabrication company that builds large metal works in Champlain. From left to right: Brandon Trombly and his child, John Trombly, and Heather. August 2019. Photo courtesy of John and Heather Trombly. You can read and listen to the whole story here, […]

Seaway pilots Roger Paulus and Don Metzger on the St. Lawrence River

Seaway pilots Roger Paulus and Don Metzger on the St. Lawrence River

Seaway Pilot Association President Roger Paulus (left) and Seaway Pilot Don Metzger. 2012. Photo taken by and courtesy of Martin Zonnenberg. Don Metzger told a story about re-finding hope on the St. Lawrence Seaway after 9/11, you can listen to the story in the audio clip to the right.

Reverend Fred Shaw at a church picnic in Elizabethtown

Reverend Fred Shaw at a church picnic in Elizabethtown

Reverend Fred Shaw at a church picnic. Circa 2017. Photo courtesy of Alvin Reiner/Rondack Rambler Photo. For Fred Shaw’s full story on the spiritual work he does in the Adirondacks, check out the full work story.  You can listen to the audio of that story here, on the right.  

Reverend Fred Shaw at the Pulpit in Elizabethtown

Reverend Fred Shaw at the Pulpit in Elizabethtown

Reverend Fred Shaw at the pulpit of the United Church of Christ. 2012. Elizabethtown, NY. Photo taken by Alvin Reiner. Shaw moved to the Adirondacks to be the reverend at the UCC in 1989. Listen to his story in the audio clip. 

Cooks from the Thousand Islands House in Alexandria Bay

Cooks from the Thousand Islands House in Alexandria Bay

Cooks from the Thousand Islands House. The hotel opened in July 1873, and was torn down after Prohibition and the Depression in 1937. The hotel hired chefs from outside the North Country and brought them into town. Circa 1900. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical Society.

The crew of the “Sport” in Alexandria Bay

The crew of the “Sport” in Alexandria Bay

The crew of the “Sport,” a yacht owned by Mr. MacSherry. He also owned the islands Sport and Little Lehigh. Circa 1910. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical Society.

Nurse Jean Elk in Alexandria Bay

Nurse Jean Elk in Alexandria Bay

Born in the 1920s, Jean Elk worked at a hospital based out of a house in Alexandria Bay. The Alexandria Bay Hospital later turned into an E.J. Noble hospital. Circa 1940. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical Society.

Coach George Brown with his first hockey team in Alexandria Bay

Coach George Brown with his first hockey team in Alexandria Bay

George W. Brown, far left, with the first high school hockey team he ever coached at Alexandria Bay High School. Brown was one of the founders of the Northern Hockey League for high schools and a beloved coach. The 1947-’48 season. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of Barbara Brown. Barbara says the whole Brown family’s life […]