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Retsof-Mine-Detail--1904.jpg
Detail from "New Century Atlas" shows Retsof Mine and related infrastructure, along with area schools, farms, and churches. Just to the northwest of mine is an area of (segregated) housing built for employees that was known as "Little Italy."

Retsof-Horse.jpg
Undated photo depicts horse-drawn carts used in early Livingston County salt mining operations

Retsof Company Picnic.png
A photo of the attendees of the Retsof company picnic on Conesus Lake in 1933

Greigsville School.png
Greigsville Union Free School, which children from Retsof attended, opened in 1904

Little-Italy--Houses--Small.jpg
Shanties built ca. 1884 for Italian immigrant employees of Retsof Mine. It was demolished in 1923 because the houses had become dilapidated and a new, larger mine was under construction.
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