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Cable pounder, Alexander, 1982

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Route 9 through Washington County is known as the Airline. Lawrence Lord advertised his business along the Airline by mounting a 1941 Studebaker truck with an old "Cable Pounder" on it as an eyecatcher to the traffic passing by his home and business. The Keystone machine had a 36-foot tall drill post on it.

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  • Title: Cable pounder, Alexander, 1982
  • Creator: United Press International
  • Creation Date: 1982-11-18
  • Subject Date: 1982-11-18
  • Town: Alexander
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 7/5
  • Collection: United Press International (UPI)
  • Object Type: Image

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