Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
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In this picture, logs are being hauled out of the Aroostook Woods on a bobsled.
Bobsleds have runners in the front and rear. Each pair turn lefts and right independently of the other, making the sled more maneuverable.
Each pair of runners on a bobsled can also pivot up and down as the sled is pulled across uneven ground for a smoother, more stable ride than that of a long sled.
About This Item
- Title: Hauling logs on a bobsled, ca. 1895
- Creation Date: circa 1895
- Subject Date: circa 1895
- Location: Aroostook County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 12 cm x 17 cm
- Collection: E. B. White Collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Sleds & sleighs--Maine
- Lumber industry--Maine
- Log transportation--Maine--Aroostook County
For more information about this item, contact:Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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