New York's

Capital District

A History of its Industries, Railroads and Inventions

Albany ~ Troy ~ Schenectady ~ Saratoga Springs ~ Cohoes ~ Waterford ~ Ballston Spa ~ Corinth
South Glens Falls ~ Lansingburgh ~ Stillwater ~ Mechanicville ~ Watervliet ~ Clifton Park


Saratoga County Picture Gallery


The pictures below are not public domain, therefore they have been resized to a low resolution. All were scanned from private collections with permission from the owner to use for a specific book or for nonprofit purposes. Some were taken by myself. Use of these pictures for profit-making purposes is prohibited. Copyright Timothy Starr. All rights reserved.


Former Union Mill (right) and Bag Factory (left) of George West.

Ballston Terminal Railroad trolley stopping at the Middle Grove hotel.

Delaware & Hudson passing over the Kayaderosseras Creek, Ballston Spa.

Inside a bottling plant in Saratoga Springs.

Copeland covered bridge, Edinburgh.

West Virginia Pulp & Paper Company, Mechanicville.

Brookside Museum, once a hotel, as it looked in the 1880s.

Train station at Forest Park in Ballston Lake.

Delaware & Hudson through Ballston Spa (tracks have since been rerouted).

Canfield Casino (now a museum) in Congress Park, Saratoga.

Clark Textile Mill, Saratoga Springs.

Drexel Cottage at Mt McGregor, where President Grant passed away.

Former Boston & Maine RR station, Schuylerville.

Surviving trolley bridge in Rock City Falls (Heisler Road).

Former Ballston Terminal Railroad power house.

Former Pioneer Paper Mill, West Milton.

Tufflite Plastics, Ballston Spa.

International Paper Company mill, Corinth

Empire Graphite Mine, Greenfield

South Glens Falls Paper Mill.

Sans Souci Hotel, built in 1803 and torn down in 1887, in Ballston Spa.

One of the great battles of the Revolutionary War.

Soldiers monument near village of Victory.

Peebles Island, Waterford: the old Bleachery, now a park.

The "Converse" hand pumper - early Button fire engine from Warerford.

Former Union Bag & Paper mill at Fenimore (South Glens Falls).

Former Mosher plow factory (later Cheese Factory) in Galway.