Type of Work: Government Services

Coast Guard breaking ice in St. Lawrence River

Coast Guard buoy tender the “White Lupine” breaking ice in St. Lawrence River, between Ogdensburg and Lake Ontario. Buoys were being placed in anticipation of April opening of the Seaway. Circa 1960. Ogdensburg, NY. Originally in the Ogdensburg Advance Journal.

Underwater Rescue Team practice on Raquette River in South Colton

Colton Fire Department’s Scuba Underwater Rescue Team practicing in winter, circa early 1960s. Steve Stowe was one of the instigators of the Rescue Team, which was also for body recovery, and in this photo the team practices on the Racquette River behind Stowe Lane in South Colton, NY, between the powerhouse and bridge.

Underwater Rescue Team in winter practice on Raquette River in South Colton

Colton Fire Department’s Scuba Underwater Rescue Team practicing in winter, circa early 1960s. Steve Stowe was one of the instigators of the Rescue Team, which was also for body recovery, and in this photo the team practices on the Racquette River behind Stowe Lane in South Colton, NY, between the powerhouse and bridge.