Vintage Tug Hill Forest Folks Articles

Commission staff recently came across a series of articles entitled “Tug Hill Forest Folks” in the office files. ¬†The six articles appeared in local papers during the summer of 1982. ¬†Written by George Hartwell for the Tug Hill Commission and THRIFT (Tug Hill Resources Investment for Tomorrow), the articles featured:

  • Tim Engst, THRIFT Chairman and Williamstown saw mill operator
  • Frank Adams, Redfield supervisor and logging contractor
  • John Constable Jr., Watertown and Osceola landowner
  • Elwin Rowell, Tug Hill forest landowner, THRIFT member, and former logger
  • Lloyd Killenbeck, Pierrepont Manor logging contractor
  • George Getman, West Turin logging contractor

A pdf of the articles can be found here.