1901: Mechanic Street Looking North
from roof of P.D. Hopkins General Store

photo credit:  R.C. Gleason Collection

This very rare photo shows the Smethport lumber industry in full production in its hardwood sawing haydays of 1900.  This photo was taken from the top of the P.D.Hopkins General Store immediately south of the Hamlin Lake spill way.

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