Tag: oswegatchie river

Peat dredge in Heuvelton

The Heuvelton peat dredge, which was briefly used to bring up peat from Black Lake as fuel for the town’s mill, was not a very successful operation, as the dredge sank at the juncture of the Oswegatchie River and Black Lake. Circa 1905. Heuvelton, NY.

Sawmill in Heuvelton

Unidentified workers in front of a Heuvelton sawmill, which was river-powered. Circa 1870s. Heuvelton, NY.