Tagged: economic history

  • Malone Railroad: A Few Oddities

    Ogdensburg-Lake Champlain Railroad Station Just as Malone craves the “ Rooftop Highway ” to free it from its economic isolation, in the nineteenth century, the county wanted a railroad. It became the single greatest force for economic growth and prosperity in Malone. The Ogdensburg-Lake Champlain Railroads began construction in 1848 and 1850 saw the first passenger trains …[ read more ]