Portrait of Wilna Machine workers in Carthage

Workers of Wilna Machine, a machine shop located near the Carthage paper mills, pose seated and standing, lit by natural light from large windows lining the wall running the length of the room. The shop produced machinery used in the paper mills. Note young boy, second from left. Circa 1900-1910. Carthage, NY.

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

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