Contributed by Jacob B. Pike through Lubec Landmarks
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In the Pickling Shed, workers carried out the second step in the smokehouse process: putting herring on sticks through their gills. The photographer used a strobe light to capture the swift arm motion of one of the “stringers.”
About This Item
- Title: Stringing herring at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec, ca. 1964
- Creator: Jacob B. Pike
- Creation Date: circa 1964
- Subject Date: circa 1964
- Location: Lubec, Washington County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: LL 007.P1
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Herring industry--Maine--Lubec
- J.P. McCurdy's smokehouse
- Canned fish industry--Maine--Lubec
- Smoked fish--Maine--Lubec
- Fish canneries--Maine--Lubec
For more information about this item, contact:Lubec Landmarks
, Lubec, ME
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