Contributed by Edward L. Hawes through Lubec Landmarks
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Exhibit in Skinning Shed at McCurdy's Smokehouse in Lubec of materials and tools for fabricating the boxes that herring were shipped in.
Included are “shooks,” the tops, bottoms, ends and sides that came precut for assembly. The jig with a box in assembly, hammer, nails, and in back completed boxes. Shooks were purchased from area mills.
About This Item
- Title: Herring boxes and shooks at McCurdy's, Lubec, 1998
- Creation Date: 1998
- Subject Date: 1998
- Location: Lubec, Washington County, ME
- Media: Wood
- Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm x 29.21 cm
- Local Code: LL 008.A6
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Herring industry--Maine--Lubec
- Fish canneries--Maine--Lubec
- Canned fish industry--Maine--Lubec
- Herring industry--Equipment and supplies
- Smoked meat--Maine--Lubec
- Food industry--Maine--Lubec
For more information about this item, contact:Lubec Landmarks
, Lubec, ME
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