Gifford Sawmill workmen in Carthage

Portrait of the workers at the Gifford Sawmill taken outside the mill (note rail tracks that run directly into the shed attached to the mill on left). This photo is from the Carthage Republican Tribune morgue files. Pictured are: 3rd from left, 2nd row, Tom La Lone; 3rd from left, top row, Joe Miner; 5th from left, Doc Kendall; next, Henry King; 9th George Ellinsworth; (father in law of Bill Hale); next Jay Goutremont; 11th from right, Alec La Lone; front center, Bob Montgomery; extreme right, front row, young Henry Champion. Photo taken in 1900. Carthage, NY.

Check out this North Country at Work story to learn more about the history of Carthage’s working class.

Caption info compiled by Lynn Thornton, Laura Prievo, and Harold Sanderson for the Images of America book Around Carthage and West Carthage.

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