Type of Work: Forest Industries

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 […]

Stickering Lumber in Onchiota

Stickering Lumber in Onchiota

Stickering lumber for drying at the Triangle Lumber Company. Onchiota, NY. Circa 1960 to 1970. Photo donated by Jill McKenty.

At the Triangle Lumber Mill in Onchiota

Sawdust at the Triangle Lumber Mill in Onchiota

At the lumber yard of the Triangle Lumber Company. It was called the triangle lumber mill because it was owned by three people. Onchiota, NY. Circa 1960 to 1970. Photo donated by Jill McKenty.