History & Culture

Park logging lore

“Adirondack Timber Cruising” reads like gabbing with old loggers The contents of William O'Hern's “Adirondack Timber Cruising” are a treasure, the packaging not so much. Plagued by many of the problems of self-published books taken to press … [Read more...] about Park logging lore

Radio Free Vermont

On the third page of Radio Free Vermont, Bill McKibben’s first novel, a Coors beer truck follows detour signs as it enters Vermont from the Crown Point Bridge. At the end of a long dirt road the driver is presented with a bag lunch (made with Vermont … [Read more...] about Radio Free Vermont

Escape from Dannemora

In the summer of 2015, while driving my beat-up Toyota truck through the back roads of northern Clinton and Franklin counties documenting the Great Dannemora Prison Break, I kept thinking that I had been swallowed whole by a tabloid news story, or … [Read more...] about Escape from Dannemora

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