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Entries from March 28th, 2010

Adirondack Iron

March 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Adirondack Life

Lobdell Station“Shaft mining was used to gain access to the veins of ore lying deep underground. A hole was dug straight down into the mine and equipped with a hoist to be then raised by horse power. The veins of ore were opened by blasting at different levels of the shaft and the miners working along these tunnels. Six shafts were sunk at Williamsburgh and Lyon Mountain used this type of tunnelling extensively.” (from The Saranac Valley, by Sarah Baker)

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7 Adirondack Campgrounds to Stay Closed

March 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment · News

What else will be left in New York State?

  • Tioga Point, Raquette Lake, Hamilton County.
  • Sharp Bridge, North Hudson, Essex County.
  • Taylor Pond, Ausable Forks, Essex County.
  • Poplar Point, Arietta, Hamilton County.
  • Caroga Lake, Caroga, Fulton County.
  • Hinckley Day Use Area, Russia, Herkimer County.
  • Scaroon Manor Day Use Area, Schroon, Essex County.

Correction: 2 of the 7 are Day Use areas.

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Ulloa’s Rings

March 19th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Miscellania

Ulloa's Rings

I want to be that guy.


I am the image of God: How the Spectre of the Brocken found me in the Adirondacks (via Mountain Visions)

Virtual Panorama of Ulloa’s Rings from the summit of Whiteface Mtn.

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