Type of Work: Manufacturing, Mills, and Factories

A. S. Rugge shirt factory workers on Park Street in Glens Falls

A. S. Rugge shirt factory workers on Park Street in Glens Falls

Workers of the A. S. Rugge shirt factory stand in front of the large frame factory building on Park Street in Glens Falls, NY. Circa 1893. The factory burned in 1894 and again in 1900. Courtesy of the Crandall Public Library Photograph Collection #1448, The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library.

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.