Miners with ore cars at Barton Mines in North River

Group portrait of miners at Barton Mines, where garnet was mined from Gore Mountain in the Adirondacks. The mine was established in 1878 by Henry Hudson Barton. The tools the workers are holding include pick-axes, hammers and shovels. Some of the men are posing in two narrow gauge ore cars. Circa 1890. North River, NY. Courtesy of the Adirondack Experience.

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