Type of Work: Transportation

A locomotive explosion in Watertown

A locomotive explosion in Watertown

A railroad locomotive after exploding. The incident occurred on the Utica and Black River railroad tracks. 1873. Watertown, NY. Courtesy of the Jefferson County Historical Society.

Exterior of the H.H. Babcock Carriage Company in Watertown

Exterior of the H.H. Babcock Carriage Company in Watertown

A view of the rear façade of the H.H. Babcock Carriage Company. You can see the river at the time of the 1913 flood behind the factory. March 28, 1913. Photo by C.J. Ryder. Watertown, NY. Courtesy of the Jefferson County Historical Society.