Man inside J&J Rogers Company acid plant in Au Sable Forks

John Vollmer inside the acid plant of the J&J Rogers Company’s pulp mill. He was the “lead burner” who did all of the lead work during the construction of the plant. Au Sable Forks, NY. Photo by Charles Derby. Courtesy of Elsa Voelcker.

Click here to read or listen to our three-part story on the rise and fall of the J&J Rogers Company, one of the biggest industrial users of the Adirondack landscape.

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