Collection Facts

Extent: 
6 items
Dates of Original: 
c. 1900
Collection Owner:
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

Mining was once a major industry in the Adirondacks. Iron ore was a prime resource, but there were also mines for pyrite, graphite, garnet, and talc, among others.

Scope of Collection

This collection of photographs features mines located in the Adirondack region around 1900. The images include views of Palmer Hill, Arnold Hill, Hammondville, and Clintonville.