Two log drivers, Bangor, ca. 1865

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Two log drivers, Bangor, ca. 1865

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Description

Two log drivers (also known as river drivers) posed with the tools of their trade: a peavey, an ax, a pike pole, and a shovel. Their cheeks have been hand-colored in pink.

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About This Item

  • Title: Two log drivers, Bangor, ca. 1865
  • Creation Date: circa 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1865
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Tintype
  • Dimensions: 5.1 cm x 4.1 cm
  • Local Code: 2014.237.010
  • Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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