Cantdog, Ambajejus, ca. 1950

Contributed by Ambajejus Boom House Museum

Description

Cantdog, also called a peavey after it's inventor, Joseph Peavey, had a point for spearing logs and a loose swinging "dog" for rolling logs and breaking jams. Short handled peavey's were used when working in a boat, long handled peaveys were used on the ground.

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About This Item

  • Title: Cantdog, Ambajejus, ca. 1950
  • Creation Date: circa 1950
  • Subject Date: circa 1950
  • Local Name: Ambajejus
  • Town: T1 R9 WELS
  • County: Piscataquis
  • State: ME
  • Media: Steel, wood
  • Dimensions: 112 cm x 31 cm x 6 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Ambajejus Boom House Museum
PO Box 362, Ambajejus Lake, Millinocket, ME 04462
(207) 731-3672

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