Photograph of Brooks Carriage & Sleigh Factory, located in Downtown Chester on Main Street at Center Street. With the advent of the automobile, it became Brook's Garage. Currently, 2006, this building is occupied by Bodle’s Opera House.
Poster advertising Brook Farm's record holding trotting horses for Half-Mile Tracks. Richard Delafield, President of National Park Bank of New York owned Brook Farm. Bud Murray was the farm superintendent.
Photograph of nine workmen shoveling snow on Brook Farm hill, with two people looking on from horse drawn sleigh or wagon.
Overlooking downtown Chester. The Corporation building is the first one on the right.
Edmond Butler's Brook Farm was located in Chester, N.Y. and was well renowned for their award winning Jersey cattle. Photographed, left to right: John A. Perree, Jersey; Lieutenant H. A. Strohmeyer, New Jersey; Edmond Butler, New York; Bartley A....
Photograph of the recently paved Monroe-Chester Road, looking west, coming into Greycourt. Later to be known as New York State Route 17.
Note: A small section of this paving survives on both sides of the Seely Brook crossing.
Photographs; Group portraits; Farms; Soldiers; Guides & scouts;
Panoramic photograph with Brook Farm buildings in background. From May Murray's diary:
Wednesday, May 30, 1917
"On the way back from the cemetery, the parade went up to Brook Farm and had pictures taken - firemen - soldiers - Boy Scouts -...
World famous Brook Farm was owned by Richard Delafield in the early twentieth century. This was home to Mr. Delafield's trotters, and a track where he hosted trotting races. Next to the former William Rysdyk farm where Hambletonian, progenitor of...