Type of Work: Transportation

Workers at a railroad track in Glens Falls

Workers at a railroad track in Glens Falls

Group of workers at railroad track. Smoke can be seen down the track. Undated, but sometime between 1959 and 1989. Carl Atiyeh Photograph Collection, Prints Box 5 #0104, 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 […]

Glens Falls Downtown Express in Glens Falls

Glens Falls Downtown Express in Glens Falls

The “Glens Falls Downtown Express” of the Glens Falls – Bolton Auto Stage Line Transportation. The back of the automobile is filled with luggage. Glens Falls, NY. Undated, circa late 1800s, early 1900s. Courtesy of the Crandall Public Library Photograph Collection #1430, The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library.

Carl Tracy hauling hay by truck in West Stockholm

Carl Tracy hauling hay by truck in West Stockholm

Carl Tracy hauling hay by truck.  Picture taken in West Stockholm across the street from Carl Tracy’s home. Warren Tracy, Carl’s son, riding shotgun. The truck is a Model 180 Brockway. Circa 1930s. West Stockholm, NY. Carl Tracy was a farmer, but ran a trucking business as well to make ends meet. The truck pictured […]

Carl Tracy trucking a team of horses in West Stockholm

Carl Tracy trucking a team of horses in West Stockholm

Carl Tracy trucking a team of horses with his son Warren Tracy. West Stockholm, NY. Circa 1930s. Carl Tracy was a farmer, but ran a trucking business as well to make ends meet. The truck pictured here was Carl’s third truck, an International. Photo donated by Darren Tracy, Carl’s grandson

Carl Tracy moving building on Main Street in West Stockholm

Carl Tracy moving building on Main Street in West Stockholm

Carl Tracy walking in front of his truck, which is pulling a building down Main Street in West Stockholm in the early 1930’s. The building was moved from a milk factory to a new location and converted to a residence. Warren Tracy, Carl’s son, is standing on the passenger side of the truck. Carl Tracy was […]

Paul Cook on air traffic control at the Dexter International Airport

Aerial shot of the Dexter International Airport, circa 1970s. Photo donated by Paul Cook. Paul Cook always worked in and around Watertown, but not always doing the same thing. He spent twenty years as a cost clerk at Hall Ski-Lift, and seventeen years as an Office Promotion Clerk at Fort Drum. But he also read […]

Seaway pilots Roger Paulus and Don Metzger on the St. Lawrence River

Seaway pilots Roger Paulus and Don Metzger on the St. Lawrence River

Seaway Pilot Association President Roger Paulus (left) and Seaway Pilot Don Metzger. 2012. Photo taken by and courtesy of Martin Zonnenberg. Don Metzger told a story about re-finding hope on the St. Lawrence Seaway after 9/11, you can listen to the story in the audio clip to the right.