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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 […]

Mohawk ironworker cutting iron

Mohawk ironworker cutting iron

An ironworker working into the night on the Goldman Sachs tower to cut an iron piece that didn’t fit correctly. Jersey City, NJ. 2002. Courtesy of Darryl Lazore.

Inside Cranker’s Machine Shop in Alexandria Bay

Inside Cranker’s Machine Shop in Alexandria Bay

Cranker’s Machine Shop on Mill Point. Cranker was a gunsmith and a toolmaker. He also made motors, and put the motor into the first fire boat in town. The shop closed in the 1960s. Circa 1940. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical Society.