Operating the Old Forge Mail Boat on the Old Forge Pond

The three men are perched on the Old Forge Mail Boat. Pictured from left to right are Burt Youmans (or Jay Barker), Chauncy Covey, and Curly Erwin (the mail clerk). Circa 1901-1910. Old Forge, NY.

Check out our North Country at Work story on early mail delivery in the Adirondacks.

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