Poling up the West Branch, Penobscot River, ca. 1920

Contributed by Norcross Heritage Trust


Gene Hale, left, and respected Penobscot Indian guide Joe Dennis, right, pole their canoes up the West Branch of the Penobscot River. Hale and Dennis worked as guides for the region's sporting camps.

The scene is somewhere near Abol Falls, and Mt. Katahdin is in the background.

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  • Title: Poling up the West Branch, Penobscot River, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Locations:
    • T1 R9 WELS, Piscataquis County, ME
    • Abol Falls, Piscataquis County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19.5 cm x 24 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Norcross Heritage Trust
7 Cummings Rd, Apt 353, Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 653-0097

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