Repairing fishing nets at Biddeford Pool, 1917

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Fishermen repair nets at Biddeford Pool, 1917. In the rear is Charles Hatch; the men in front are Fred A. Waterhouse (right) and Irving S. Milgate (left, with mustache). Mr. Hatch and Mr. Waterhouse were fishing partners for more than forty years. The men are using netting needles or shuttles to repair the fishing nets.

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  • Title: Repairing fishing nets at Biddeford Pool, 1917
  • Creator: Robert H. Gay
  • Creation Date: 1917
  • Subject Date: 1917
  • Location: Biddeford, York County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 14.5 cm x 17.5 cm
  • Local Code: 0314A
  • Collection: Robert H. Gay Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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