Type of Work: Technical Trades

Men working in a large round structure in Glens Falls

Men working in a large round structure in Glens Falls

Men working on repairs in a large round brick structure, April 15, 1973. Carl Atiyeh Photograph Collection, Prints Box 3 #0064, The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls, NY. Carl Atiyeh (1911-1997) grew up in Glens Falls, NY. He was the son of Nicholas and Zehia Atiyeh.  He graduated from Glens Falls High School and […]

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.

Robert Service doing maintenance on the Thousand Islands Bridge

Robert Service doing maintenance on the Thousand Islands Bridge

Robert Service working on the Thousand Islands Bridge. He and another worker, Donny Sanford, went up and took off the old aviation lights to install LED lights, lowering the old lights down on a pulley. 1988. Near the Thousand Islands, NY. Courtesy of Robert Service. Service graduated from Alexandria Central School in 1969, and went […]

Changing the lights on the Thousand Islands Bridge

Changing the lights on the Thousand Islands Bridge

Robert Service working on the Thousand Islands Bridge. He and another worker, Donny Sanford, went up and took off the old aviation lights to install LED lights, lowering the old lights down on a pulley. Service was the director of maintenance & construction and bridge operations. Summer of 1988. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of Robert […]