Stringing herring at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec, ca. 1964
Contributed by Jacob B. Pike through Lubec Landmarks
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In the Pickling Shed, workers carried out the second step in the smokehouse process: putting herring on sticks through their gills. The photographer used a strobe light to capture the swift arm motion of one of the “stringers.”
- Title: Stringing herring at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec, ca. 1964
- Creator: Pike, Jacob B.
- Creation Date: circa 1964
- Subject Date: circa 1964
- Town: Lubec
- County: Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: LL 007.P1
- Object Type: Image
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