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Herring boxes and shooks at McCurdy's, Lubec, 1998

Contributed by Edward L. Hawes through Lubec Landmarks

Herring boxes and shooks at McCurdy's, Lubec, 1998

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Exhibit in Skinning Shed at McCurdy's Smokehouse in Lubec of materials and tools for fabricating the boxes that herring were shipped in.

Included are “shooks,” the tops, bottoms, ends and sides that came precut for assembly. The jig with a box in assembly, hammer, nails, and in back completed boxes. Shooks were purchased from area mills.

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  • Title: Herring boxes and shooks at McCurdy's, Lubec, 1998
  • Creation Date: 1998
  • Subject Date: 1998
  • Town: Lubec
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm x 29.21 cm
  • Local Code: LL 008.A6
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Lubec Landmarks
, Lubec, ME 

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