Robert Perkins

Bob Perkins


Oswego's Legacy: Lost to the Ages Cover Image
ISBN: 9780991143610
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Published: Oswego Printing Company - November 7th, 2018

Robert Perkins' newest release features a literal and visual look back at some of Oswego's major industries from 1870 – 1920. In Oswego’s Legacy: Lost to the Ages, Perkins presents a survey of fifty factories: the Kingsford Starch Factory, Diamond Toy Factory, Oswego Candy Works, Conde Knitting Mills, to name a few.

SKU: 9780991143603

Author: Robert L. Perkins

(Lake Schooner Press, 2013)

Bob Perkins, educator, administrator and now author was born in Oswego and spent nearly his entire professional career in Oswego. In O’ Captain! My Captain!: Stories of Men and ShipsBob has taken a fresh look at the captains who sailed the great ships on Lake Ontario. 

A pictorial and historical view "about forgotten men, forgotten ships, and forgotten times. The book is about the character of men who, each year, braved the waters of the Great Lakes, always uncertain fo their fate. " - Perkins.