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A Red-E-Bilt Camp is being lifted by two forklifts while a log truck is positioned beneath. The forklift on the left is operated by Harrison Starbird, on the right is Charles Lisherness. Virgil Starbird is supervising the operation. Leslie Pinkham was driving the log truck.
Red-E-Bilt Camps were constructed in the carpenter shop at Starbird Lumber Company in the late 1950s through the 1970s. They were framed atop oak "skids", sheathed with cedar log-siding, and roofed with asphalt shingles. A small pine kitchen-type cabinet was the only interior amenity. The camp was delivered to the purchaser's site, set-up and leveled.
About This Item
- Title: RED-E-BILT Camp being loaded for delivery, Strong, ca. 1959
- Creation Date: circa 1959
- Subject Date: circa 1959
- Town: Strong
- County: Franklin
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: 11.01.285.047
- Collection: Starbird Lumber Collection
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Strong Historical Society
PO Box 133, Strong, ME 04983
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LC Subject Headings
- Building construction--Maine--Strong
- Buildings, Prefabricated
- Lumber industry--Maine--Strong
- Moving of buildings, bridges, etc.
- Moving of structures
- Vacation homes--Maine
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