Sketch of lumber rafts bringing lumber to Carthage

Lumber frequently came to Carthage from mills in Castorland, Beaver Falls and other points between Carthage and Lyons Falls.  Sometimes logs were formed into rafts and pulled by tugs.  The rafts were often offloaded at the foot of West Street where there were docks and warehouses. 1941. Carthage, NY.

William D. Welsh, artist.

Caption info compiled by Lynn Thornton, Laura Prievo, and Harold Sanderson for the Images of America book Around Carthage and West Carthage.

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