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George Emery tinkers with a Pratt clock (1838) in his shop near Bombay.
George Emery tinkers with a Pratt clock (1838) in his shop near Bombay.

People, Places, Things: Bombay Clockmaker

Every so often during The 8 O'Clock Hour, we'll introduce you to a North Country resident. It could be your neighbor or a friend--someone with an odd job or a story to tell. Today, we visit a retired Franklin county math teacher whose daily routine still operates on punctuality. You might say with his second career, he can't afford to let time stand still.  Go to full article
George Emery tinkers with a Pratt clock (1838) in his shop near Bombay. (above)  A few of the many clocks that line the shelves in his showroom. (below)
George Emery tinkers with a Pratt clock (1838) in his shop near Bombay. (above) A few of the many clocks that line the shelves in his showroom. (below)

Clockwork: A Visit With a North Country Timekeeper

Every so often during The 8 O'Clock Hour, we'll introduce you to a North Country resident. It could be your neighbor or a friend -- someone with an odd job or a story to tell. Today, we visit the workshop and showroom of a Franklin county antique clock repairman. It's a rare profession these days, and George Emery's shop is a place where time doesn't stand still.  Go to full article

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