Employees in front of mill and contracting firm Branch and Callanan in Saranac Lake

Branch and Callanan, a major local mill and contracting firm that advertised in 1902: “We can build your house from the ground and furnish everything. We have the facilities for building a cottage in two weeks as we have more than five hundred men in our employ. Don’t wait to see us. Write, wire or telephone.”  The business was open from 1892 to 1993. Circa 1890s. Saranac Lake, NY. Courtesy of Historic Saranac Lake.

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