Group of men building a logging railroad in Brandreth Lake
Group of men pose carrying an iron rail. Newly laid ties in foreground still have bark on them. Logging railroads were built quickly to haul logs out of the woods. They were meant to be short lived. Probably for the Mac-a-Mac Lumber Co. Written on photo: “BUILDING A RAILROAD IN THE FOREST. BRANDRETH LAKE.” Photograph by Henry M. Beach. Circa 1910. Courtesy of the Adirondack Experience.
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