Joan Pachner provided the following article. Publishing copyright by © Joan Pachner.
Sculptor David Smith
Adirondack Life, vol. 38, no. 3 (May/June 2006), pp. 80-85, 92-93.
The ironworks in Brooklyn was surrounded by all night activity—ships loading—barges refueling— ferries tied up at the dock. It was awake 24 hours a day.… In contrast the mountains are quiet except for occasional animal noises. Sometimes Streevers' hounds run foxes all night and I can hear them baying as I close up shop. Rarely does a car pass at night, there is no habitation between our road and the Schroon River 4 miles cross country. I enjoy the phenomenon of nature, the sounds, the Northern lights,
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