Big Tupper Photographs from the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library Photograph Collection

Cover Image:
View of Mt. Morris (Big Tupper) from a distance
View of Mt. Morris (Big Tupper) from a distance - Image Source

Collection Facts

Dates of Original:
c. 1890 - 1990

Historical Context

The area around Tupper Lake was first settled in 1844, and since very soon thereafter it has served as a major lumber producer in New York State.

Scope of Collection

This series contains photographs that document the various stages of Mt. Morris, or “Big Tupper,” including construction, ski lifts, people skiing and hiking on the mountain, the lodge, and various scenic views from approximately 1890 to 1990. This series also consists of Big Tupper’s predecessor, Sugar Loaf Ski Center.

Additional Information

Scope and Content Source:

Most photographs are undated and contain little to none identifying information. Therefore, names, dates, and locations, if not exactly known, are estimated.

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