Type of Work: Dairy Industry

John Duncan Currie in his creamery at Aubrey Corners

John Duncan Currie in his creamery at Aubrey Corners

John Duncan Currie in his creamery at Aubrey Corners, Quebec. “J.D.” as he was known owned and ran the Aubrey Corners creamery for many years. Aubrey Corners is virtually non-existent today. Only one house and the cemetery remain but at one time it was a thriving community. The photo is from a negative by his […]

An auction for the H.L. Neverett & Sons Livestock Commission in Chazy

An auction for the H.L. Neverett & Sons Livestock Commission in Chazy

A livestock at the Neverett farm. The man holding the┬ácane behind the cows is Harry Neverett, the founder of H.L. Neverett & Sons Livestock Commission. To the right of him in the jumpsuit is his eldest son, Robert Neverett. In the top right in the booth is the auctioneer, auctioning off cattle, and one of […]

Cars lined up for H.L. Neverett & Sons Livestock Commission auction in Chazy

Cars lined up for H.L. Neverett & Sons Livestock Commission auction in Chazy

Cars parked outside the Neverett farm for a livestock auction. The H.L. Neverett & Sons Livestock Commission held auctions at their home every Thursday, and in Ellenburg Depot every Tuesday. This view shows Route 9; the paddock where the animals were held is on the left. 1946. Chazy, NY. Photo courtesy of Kim Neverett Howley.

The paddock area at H.L. Neverett & Sons Livestock Commission in Chazy

The paddock area at H.L. Neverett & Sons Livestock Commission in Chazy

Cows in a paddock at the Neverett farm. The H.L. Neverett & Sons Livestock Commission would hold an auction there every Thursday. On the right, you can see a chute where the cows would come into the paddock after being delivered by trucks. The auction was held in the barn on the left. 1956. Chazy, […]