Contributed by D'Anne Baillargeon through Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library
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Loggers using cantdogs, also called peaveys or canthooks, to clear a log jam on the Aroostook River around 1900.
Clearing log jams was hazardous work because the logs could shift suddenly, plunging a logger into the icy water filled with logs.
About This Item
- Title: Log jam, Aroostook County, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Dimensions: 12 cm x 20 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Lumber industry--Equipment and supplies
- Lumber industry--Maine
- Aroostook River (N.B. and Me.)
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