Type of Work: Forest Industries

Removing dead trees around Cold Pond in Colton

Removing dead trees around Cold Pond in Colton

Joe McWilliams and his brother-in-law Matt removing dead trees around Cold Pond on the Catamount Lodge property, after the family purchased it. Circa 2000. Colton, NY. Photo courtesy of Ruth McWilliams.

Howard Pelletier on his sugarbush in Johnsburg

Howard Pelletier on the grounds of his Garnet Lake sugarbush. Like many in the Adirondack Mountains, Howard Pelletier relied on sugaring during the late winter and early spring when logging and farming were impossible because of the weather.  Circa 1950. Johnsburg, NY. Photo donated by Susan P. Rawson

The Pelletier family sugarbush in Johnsburg

Photo taken from the hill behind Howard Pelletier’s sugarbush in Garnet Lake, showing the sugarhouse and the family home. Circa 1950. Johnsburg, NY. Photo donated by Susan P. Rawson