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Fred G. Milliken, photographer and writer for the Atlantic FIsherman magazine wrote, 'Usual type of modern weir. On north shores of Eastport, Maine. Owned by only news dealer in city Oscar H. Brown. He owns former sardine factory. Weir holds100 hogsheads of fish. Valued at $4,000.'
This is part of the Atlantic Fisherman collection: correspondence, photographs and news articles to and from the Atlantic Fisherman, a journal concerned with commercial fishing.
About This Item
- Title: Downeast Maine weir, ca. 1930
- Creator: Fred G. Milliken
- Creation Date: circa 1930
- Subject Date: circa 1930
- Eastport, Washington County, ME
- Media: Photoprint
- Dimensions: 11 cm x 16 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1670, Env. 3
- Collection: Atlantic Fisherman correspondence, photographs, and news articles
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Fish traps--Maine--Eastport--Photographs
- Fishing industry--Maine--Eastport
- Fishing nets
- Sardine fisheries--Passamaquoddy Bay
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