Tag: machinery

Man sits next to machine

Man inside J&J Rogers Company acid plant in Au Sable Forks

John Vollmer inside the acid plant of the J&J Rogers Company’s pulp mill. He was the “lead burner” who did all of the lead work during the construction of the plant. Au Sable Forks, NY. Photo by Charles Derby. Courtesy of Elsa Voelcker. Click here to read or listen to our three-part story on the rise and […]

Men inside wood room

Men inside J&J Rogers Company wood room in Au Sable Forks

Workers inside the wood room at the J&J Rogers Company’s pulp mill. From left to right: Frank Ashley, Alex Aubin, William Hopkins, and wood room foreman John Miller. Circa 1894. Au Sable Forks, NY. Photo by Charles Derby. Courtesy of Elsa Voelcker. Click here to read or listen to our three-part story on the rise and fall […]

Cutting Firewood in Aubrey Corners in Quebec

Cutting Firewood in Aubrey Corners in Quebec

Cutting Firewood, in the area of Dundee or Aubrey Corners, Quebec. Early 1900s. No ID of the workers. Photo taken by Laura Currie, who was a seamstress in Huntingdon, P.Q. for most of her life. Donated by James Bullard.