Herring drying at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec, ca. 1964

Contributed by Jacob B. Pike through Lubec Landmarks

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The sticks “strung” with herring were placed on “horses,” the traditional implement used before the wheeled carts. If the weather was good, the fish would be allowed to drain and dry somewhat before being moved to the smokehouses. If it was not good, this step took place under cover, as here.

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  • Title: Herring drying at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec, ca. 1964
  • Creator: Jacob B. Pike
  • Creation Date: circa 1964
  • Subject Date: circa 1964
  • Location: Lubec, Washington County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: LL 007.P1
  • Object Type: Image

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Lubec Landmarks
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