Type of Work: Retail and Services

The Keene Valley Garage’s first tow truck

The Keene Valley Garage’s first tow truck

The first tow truck of the Keene Valley Garage, owned by Carl Bigelow. It was made from a 1943 4×4 Dodge Army truck. Late 1950s. Keene Valley, NY. Courtesy of the Keene Valley Library Archives.

The Women’s Exchange in Keene Valley

The Women’s Exchange in Keene Valley

The Women’s Exchange, which Mlle. Figuet ran at the Old Neighborhood House. Circa 1920s. Keene Valley, NY. Donated by Mlle. Figuet. Courtesy of the Keene Valley Library Archives.

Outside Estes’ store in Keene Valley

Outside Estes’ store in Keene Valley

B.B. Estes’ store, on the corner of Market and Main Streets. The people on the porch include Byron B. Estes, James Estes, and Leon Estes. Circa 1890. Keene Valley, NY. Photographed by F.A. Kirk. Courtesy of the Keene Valley Library Archives.

: Washerwomen at Putnam Camp in Keene Valley

Washerwomen at Putnam Camp in Keene Valley

Two women doing laundry at Putnam Camp using a hand wringer and wooden wash tub. The woman on the right (ironing) is not identified; the woman on the left is Retina Heald. Circa 1890. Keene Valley, NY. Donated by Reeta Hanmer, niece of Retina Heald. Courtesy of the Keene Valley Library Archives

Bert Tyron in his barber shop in Keene Valley

Bert Tyron in his barber shop in Keene Valley

Bert Tyron at work in his barber shop, which later became the Spread Eagle Inn. Circa 1920-1930. Keene Valley, NY. Donated by Paul Tyron. Courtesy of the Keene Valley Library Archives.