Tag: machinery

Warren Allen checking sap tubing in Croghan

Warren Allen checking sap tubing in Croghan

Warren Allen checking sap tubing in the woods of the Allen sugarbush.  Croghan, NY. Circa 1990. Donated by Warren and Eleanor Allen. The Allens moved from New York City to the Croghan area in 1975, to make maple syrup. They sold their own syrup, and their neighbors’ syrup, in New York City for years.

Warren Allen and Steve Zehr boil maple sap into syrup at the Allen sugarhouse.

Warren Allen boiling maple syrup at the Allen sugarhouse in Croghan

Warren Allen and Steve Zehr boil maple sap into syrup at the Allen sugarhouse. Croghan, NY. Circa 1990. Donated by Warren and Eleanor Allen. Warren Allen grew up in Watertown, then moved to New York City where he lived with his wife until 1975, when they decided to move back to the North Country. The […]

Building windmills in Chategueay

Cranes building windmills in Chategueay. Akwesasne’s Ted Cook was in charge of moving the cranes and says that moving each one took 27 tractor trailers. Chategueay, NY. 2009-2010. Photo courtesy of Ted Cook.

Ironworkers on a column in Jersey City

Ironworkers Ted Cook and Tom Hall standing on a 25-ton column on the Goldman Sachs tower. Ted spent a year working on the Goldman Sachs building. Behind them is a crane which was weighted to hold 130 tons. Jersey City, NJ. Circa 2002. Photo courtesy of Ted Cook.