Category Archives: Extractive Industries

Bluestone Quarries

By Heejin Park Suppose that you are walking in a forest in Kingston, upstate New York. The first thing you will notice is that trees there look quite young. Then, you will be surprised to notice something unusual about the … Continue reading

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The Catskill Tanning Industry

By Augustus Ostow The tanning process ┬áThe tanning industry of the nineteenth century Hudson Valley took raw animal hides, which were sourced internationally, and produced treated leather. Any tanning before the early twentieth century required some sort of acidic chemical, … Continue reading

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