Stringing herring at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec, ca. 1964

Contributed by Jacob B. Pike through Lubec Landmarks

Stringing herring at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec, ca. 1964

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Description

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.”

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About This Item

  • 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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Lubec Landmarks
, Lubec, ME 

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