Farmington (Images of America) by Reginald W. Neale,Margaret Hartsough

By Reginald W. Neale,Margaret Hartsough

In March 1790, the 1st everlasting settlers traveled during the desert to their new domestic in Farmington. centuries later, the location may develop into the fastest-growing township in big apple nation. Farmington constructed right into a special transportation and production neighborhood the place sawmills, grain generators, asheries, and foundries thrived. the city used to be serviced via the recent York significant and Lehigh Valley Railroads and the Rochester and jap swift Railway, which had stops within the vanished hamlets of Mertensia and Hathaway’s Corners. this day those railroad tracks were reclaimed as leisure trails. the gathering of pictures in Farmington weaves jointly the background of the turbines, shops, church buildings, and households that make the township what it's at the present time. a number of the pictures have been captured through early Farmington photographer E. J. Gardner, whose practiced eye and private connection to his local led to a important checklist of the folks of Farmington.

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