Type of Work: Transportation

A snowbound trolley running from Redwood to Alexandria Bay

A snowbound trolley running from Redwood to Alexandria Bay

The trolley that ran passengers from Redwood, where there was a train station that went to NYC, to Alexandria Bay. It looks as though workers are digging the snowbound trolley out of the snow. 1902- 1916. Between Redwood and Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical Society.

The tour boat “Sis III” on the St. Lawrence River

The tour boat “Sis III” on the St. Lawrence River

Sis III, the third boat from Sis Boat Lines. It was a tour boat that went down the St. Lawrence River. 1940s or ’50s. On the St. Lawrence River near Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical Society.

Captain of a tour boat in Alexandria Bay

Captain of a tour boat in Alexandria Bay

A captain of a tour boat posing on the dock; he could have been the captain of “The Pilgrim.” 1950s or ’60s. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical Society.

A trolley running from Redwood to Alexandria Bay

A trolley running from Redwood to Alexandria Bay

Starting in 1873, a train ran from New York City to Redwood and Hammond, and the trolley would take passengers from Redwood to Alexandria Bay from between 1902- 1916. The trolley station in Alexandria Bay was on Route 12. Photo taken within the range of 1902-1916. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical […]

Captain at the helm of a ferry in Alexandria Bay

Captain at the helm of a ferry in Alexandria Bay

Lewis John “Lute” Estes at the helm of the General Hancock. In 1935, Estes returned to the river as the captain of the ferry boat and held the position until the ferry went out of service after the completion of the Thousand Islands Bridge in 1938. Between 1935 and 1938. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of […]

Taking a LightHawk flight over the St. Lawrence River

Taking a LightHawk flight over the St. Lawrence River

John Peach, the executive director of environmental group Save the River, on a LightHawk flight over the St. Lawrence River. LightHawk is a group that does environmental flights over the river for different non-profit groups. June 2019. Photo taken by Doyle Dean. Courtesy of John Peach. Listen to John Peach on the importance of conservation […]