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Item 27716

Wheeled herring cart, Lubec, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Lubec Landmarks Date: circa 1970 Location: Lubec Media: Metal

Item 33331

Herring drying at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec, ca. 1964

Contributed by: Jacob B. Pike through Lubec Landmarks Date: circa 1964 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 35588

Inside McCurdy’s Smokehouse, Lubec, 1989

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1989 Location: Lubec Media: Color transparency

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Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4

1970Lubec Landmarks Wheeled herring cart: Left under cover when McCurdy’s closed was this cart, now on exhibit in the Skinning/Packing Shed.

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 3 of 4

Draining and drying the herring on carts Frank Van Riper, photo X Step five: Inside the smokehouse The actual smoking operations were complex…

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… payment of $5 1797 • Daniel Ramsdell cures first herring by smoke in Lubec, a process learned in Nova Scotia 1798 • Eastport (Moose Island)…