Mechanic Street Carriage & Wagon Shops

photo credit:   McKean County Historical Society Collection
One of the major service industries of Smethport 1895 was repairing carriages and wagons.  Horse drawn equipment was fundamental to basic transportation.  "Mechanic Street" had numerous mechanics that would repair both industrial wagons  worn or broken from the heavy lumber and oil industries to the more refined carriages used for personal transportation.

The carriage shops in this picture were located in the front parking lot of today's Zaleski Vinyl Outlet.

Back to 1895 Mechanic Street Looking South
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1895 Hamlin Lake Spillway
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