Field day with chain saws, Troy, ca. 1942

Courtesy of Neil Piper, an individual partner

Field day with chain saws, Troy, ca. 1942

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University of Maine officials Al Nutting and Phil Parsons showed how to use new chain saws while cutting trees at the Town of Troy field day. Note that participants were not using safety gear.

Town officials actively promoted better forestry practices, as many farms had gone out of business and were fast transitioning to forest land anyway.

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  • Title: Field day with chain saws, Troy, ca. 1942
  • Creator: Piper, Seavey A
  • Creation Date: circa 1943
  • Subject Date: circa 1943
  • Town: Troy
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 8.9 cm x 15.2 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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