Sawing Winter Cordwood, Sabbathday Lake, ca. 1905

Contributed by United Society of Shakers


Pictured from left to right at Sabbathday Lake are Frank Carpenter, hired man, and Brothers Hiram Bailey, John Dorrington (b. 1878) and John Pine (b. 1875).

The saw in the photograph was purchased in the 1890s. Elder Delmer Wilson built the gasoline engine that powered it.

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About This Item

  • Title: Sawing Winter Cordwood, Sabbathday Lake, ca. 1905
  • Creator: Wilson, Delmer Charles
  • Creation Date: circa 1905
  • Subject Date: circa 1905
  • Local Name: Sabbathday Lake
  • Town: New Gloucester
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Slide from a glass-plate negative
  • Local Code: ITE 39
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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United Society of Shakers
707 Shaker Road, New Gloucester, ME 04260
(207) 926-4597

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