Garnet mining at Barton Mines in North River

Using horse drawn ore carts, men mine garnets in winter at Barton Mines. Workers, bundled up in winter clothing, shovel garnet ore into a two-wheeled cart pulled by a horse. Two other horses wait with a stone boat to pull more loads. Circa 1910. Barton Mines, North River, NY. Courtesy of the Adirondack Experience.

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