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Argyle Boom. Penobscot River. Maine


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Wallace “Del” Soule, interviewed by Mark LaFond and Lucinda Lamb

Abstract Wallace “Del” Soule, interviewed by Mark LaFond for FO 198, March 8, 1974, April 17, 1974; by Lucinda Lamb for AY 125, October 25, 1975, Costigan, Maine. Soule talks about the Argyle log-sorting boom on the Penobscot River; the use of steam boats and bateaus in moving the rafts and swings that had been made up at the boom to the logging company’s designated stretch of shore or mill. Also included: maps and diagrams. The interviews are part of a project that led to an issue of Northeast...
Dates: 1973-1975

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  • Subject: Booms (Log transportation) -- Maine -- Penobscot River X
  • Subject: Lumbermen -- Maine -- Social life and customs X
  • Subject: Bateaux X