Type of Work: Extractive and Mining Industries

Marble slabs in Gouverneur

Marble slabs, with company owners (unknown), workers, horse at marble company. Slabs this large would have been used for sculpture. Circa 1910-1920. Gouverneur, NY. Gouverneur was known as Marble City.

Jones Cut Stone Company owners in Gouverneur

Perry & Jones are mentioned in the information accompanying this photo—perhaps the two men in suits on left and right of photo. Jones Cut Stone Company, 1936-1941. Gouverneur, NY.

Marble quarry in Gouverneur

Marble quarry in Gouverneur, which was known as “Marble City” at the time. 1898. Gouverneur, NY. Check out our story on how marble built Gouverneur.

Simons Coal & Supply Company in Gouverneur

Mr. Simons is standing on front steps; Robert Smith is the truck driver. Located at East Main Street, coal towers on left, and freight depot in the background. 1927. Gouverneur, NY.