Type of Work: Construction

Litchfield Castle in Tupper Lake

Litchfield Castle in Tupper Lake

Litchfield Castle, which was built between 1911-1913 by construction engineer Robert Craig, was owned by Edwin H. Litchfield, a wealthy landowner who bought property to turn into an animal preserve outside Tupper Lake. Litchfield was instrumental in fighting the paper companies that were damming up the Raquette River. Circa 1915. Tupper Lake, NY.

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.

Three men stringing cable for the Wanakena footbridge

Three men stringing cable for the Wanakena footbridge

Three workers stringing cable for the footbridge from the south shore to the north shore. According to Allen Ditch, the bridge was rebuilt with donations from the community and grants from the state and county. Fall 2016. Wanakena, NY. Photo courtesy of Allen Ditch.