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A snowbound trolley running from Redwood to Alexandria Bay

A snowbound trolley running from Redwood to Alexandria Bay

The trolley that ran passengers from Redwood, where there was a train station that went to NYC, to Alexandria Bay. It looks as though workers are digging the snowbound trolley out of the snow. 1902- 1916. Between Redwood and Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical Society.

Moving Workers posed outside of the Potsdam Depot in Potsdam NY

Moving Workers posed outside of the Potsdam Depot in Potsdam NY

Two of the moving company workers stand outside the Potsdam Depot. In 1980 the Potsdam Depot, now Mama Lucia’s, was moved to make way for the new bypass highway around downtown, to ease congestion of traffic. Potsdam NY. 1980. Photo courtesy of the Potsdam Public Museum.

Two Men Stand outside of the Potsdam Depot in Potsdam, NY

Two Men Stand outside of the Potsdam Depot in Potsdam, NY

Two men stand outside of the Potsdam Depot before its move. In 1980 the Potsdam Depot, now Mama Lucia’s, was moved to make way for the new bypass highway around downtown, to ease congestion of traffic One Man is on crutches. 1980 Photo courtesy of the Potsdam Public Museum.

Train outside of the Potsdam Depot in Potsdam, NY

Train outside of the Potsdam Depot in Potsdam, NY

Train outside the Depot in Potsdam, NY. In 1980 the Potsdam Depot, now Mama Lucia’s, was moved to make way for the new bypass highway around downtown, to ease congestion of traffic. Potsdam NY. 1980. Photo courtesy of the Potsdam Public Museum.

The train station in Saranac Lake

The train station in Saranac Lake

People on the platform of the train station. Date unknown. Saranac Lake, NY. Courtesy of the personal archives of Andrew Fortune and the Fortune Funeral Home.

A trainwreck near Ray Brook

People standing outside a train that has gone off the rails. Date unknown. Ray Brook, NY. Courtesy of Historic Saranac Lake.

Union Depot in Saranac Lake

Union Depot in Saranac Lake

Built by the Delaware and Hudson Railroad, Union Station grew to become the largest station on the line north of Utica. It handled up to 20 trains per day during its busiest years, which were 1912-1940. The trains carried goods, supplies and tourists into and out of Saranac Lake. 1909. Saranac Lake, NY. Courtesy of […]