Teamster loading a sleigh with logs to take to the sawmill in Harrisville

Farmers often supplemented their income in the winter by selling logs to the local sawmills. This unidentified teamster is preparing to take a sleigh load to the mill. Note the pole used to tighten the chains. Harrisville, NY. Circa 1900.

Check out our story on Ross Young, a logger from Harrisville. 

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