Type of Work: Manufacturing, Mills, and Factories

Logs in the Raquette Pond in Tupper Lake

Logs in the Raquette Pond in Tupper Lake

A view of Flanders Park along Raquette Pond in Tupper Lake. The pond is filled with logs destined for the mills in Tupper Lake. The railroad tracks are flanked by piles of finished lumber ready for shipment. In the background is a mill. Circa 1910-1920. Tupper Lake, NY.

Inside a shingle mill in Tupper Lake

Inside a shingle mill in Tupper Lake

Three workers inside a Tupper Lake shingle mill operating shingle saws. One of the men pictured is John Oliver Dupont. The other two are unidentified. Circa 1905-1915. Tupper Lake, NY.

The Brooklyn Cooperage Mill in Tupper Lake

The Brooklyn Cooperage Mill in Tupper Lake

Exterior of the Brooklyn Cooperage Mill, which made hardwood barrel staves. It was connected to the Cornell School of Forestry. The “Faust” reference in the caption is an area now incorporated into the village of Tupper Lake. Circa 1905-1915. Tupper Lake, NY.

Metal working shop at the SUNY Canton Agricultural and Technology College

Metal working shop at the SUNY Canton Agricultural and Technology College

In the foreground, a student uses equipment at a forge in the machine shop of what is now known as SUNY Canton. In the background, other students use a drill press and other tools. At the time the college was known as Canton Agricultural and Technological Institute located at St. Lawrence University. It became Canton […]