Science and Policy
Oswegatchie Green
Coming Late 2009
For Authors
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Gem of the Adirondacks: 

Star Lake, Benson Mines, and the Global Economy

 The little-known story of events that transformed the  north-western Adirondacks

 2005; ISBN 0-9764263-0-7

 6 x 9 inch quality paperback

190 pages; many photographs; illustrations; references

$15.95 postpaid

Contents include:

  • Iron mining in the Adirondacks
  • Innovations in ore enrichment
  • Transforming the community
  • Collapse of local industries
  • Prospects for the future
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Star Lake:

An Adirondack Community in the Fifties and Sixties

Fond recollections of the special place that is the Adirondacks 

2006; ISBN 0-9764263-2-3

6 x 9 inches; 203 pages

many photographs and illustrations; references

$16.95 postpaid


Read about:

  •  Local geography and geology
  • A challenging climate
  • Lakes; Plants; Wildlife
  • The spirit of the fifties
  • Living in a real community