Type of Work: Manufacturing, Mills, and Factories

The Trombly family in Modern Mechanical Fab in Champlain

The Trombly family in Modern Mechanical Fab in Champlain

The Trombly family posing inside the offices/work space of Modern Mechanical Fab, a metal fabrication company that builds large metal works in Champlain. From left to right: Brandon Trombly and his child, John Trombly, and Heather. August 2019. Photo courtesy of John and Heather Trombly. You can read and listen to the whole story here, […]

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.

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.