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Two workers at Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories in Rouses Point

Two workers at Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories in Rouses Point

Two workers inspecting pills at Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories. The tools they are holding may be designed to vacuum up pills that don’t pass inspection. 1970s. Rouses Point, NY. Photo courtesy of the Rouses Point-Champlain Historical Society.   Geri Favreau went to work for Ayerst in 1967. She worked there for 37 years on the office side […]

Aerial view of Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories in Rouses Point

Aerial view of Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories in Rouses Point

An aerial view of the buildings at Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, several years prior to its closing. The factory at that point had been bought by Pfizer, and the Rouses Point plant closed in 2006. 2003. Rouses Point, NY. Photo courtesy of the Rouses Point-Champlain Historical Society.

Filters and tanks at Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories in Rouses Point

Filters and tanks at Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories in Rouses Point

This photo shows four filter presses used for washing the magaldrate material at Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories. Magaldrate is the generic name for Riopan, an antacid for relieving heartburn and indigestion that was made at the factory. The factory was later bought by Pfizer, and the Rouses Point plant closed in 2006. 1970s. Rouses Point, NY. Photo […]