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Wheeled herring cart, Lubec, ca. 1970

Contributed by Lubec Landmarks

The only intact herring cart present when Lubec Landmarks acquired McCurdy's in 1995.

This innovation of the 70s was used to move the filled herring sticks from the Pickling Shed, out onto the wharf to drain and dry somewhat, and into the smokehouses.

At the end of the smoking, they were used to move the "handed down" sticks into the Skinning Shed.

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  • Title: Wheeled herring cart, Lubec, ca. 1970
  • Creation Date: circa 1970
  • Subject Date: circa 1970
  • Town: Lubec
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Metal
  • Dimensions: 58.42 cm x 93.98 cm x 231.14 cm
  • Local Code: LL 009.A5
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Lubec Landmarks
, Lubec, ME 

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