Type of Work: Forest Industries

Maple sugaring in Colton

Maple sugaring outfit run by George Seaver and Morris “Buzzy” Hawley with borrowed horse. Pictured are the boys, the horse, their sugaring off pan, and a milk can full of sap. One spring the boys decided to try and make maple syrup to sell, so they went around town asking to tap people’s trees. They […]

Clearing the Raquette River in Hollywood Hamlet

Clearing the Raquette River area in what used to be the hamlet of Hollywood, prior to construction of Carry Falls dam and subsequent flooding of the hamlet. Man in center, squatting, is Gordon K. Watson. He was part owner of Ford & Watson, who cleared the area. Pulp loader (Ford tractor) in background, designed by […]