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Lumbering -- Maine -- Bangor -- Equipment and supplies

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Emile Leavitt, interviewed by Mark LaFond

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Abstract Emile Leavitt, interviewed by Mark LaFond for FO 107, October 25, 1973, Old Town, Maine. Leavitt talks about the Argyle log-sorting boom on the Penobscot River; construction of boom piers; checking, rafting, dropping off and other aspects of boom operation; use of wedges in assembling rafts; use of pickeroon; swings; the back way drive; meals and living conditions; Pea Cove and Nebraska booms; his work building dams for Great Northern Paper Co. The interviews are part of a project that led to...
Dates: 1973-1975

Ernest Kennedy, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives and members of the Fall 1973 Class of FO 107

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Abstract Leon Bussell, Emile Leavitt, Ernest Kennedy, Stephen “Rex” Buzzell, interviewed by class of FO 107, November 8, 1973, November 15, 1973, November 20, 1973, and November 27, 1973 (respectively) Room B South Stevens Hall, UMaine, Orono, Maine. During the interviews, there was a model of Argyle Boom on the table, tools of the trade, maps, aerial photographs, and a number of Archives photographs available for the respondents to comment on. Bussell, Leavitt, Kennedy, and Buzzell talk about the...
Dates: 1973-1975

Harry Twitchell, interviewed by Leslie "Dusty" Carr

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Abstract Harry Twitchell, interviewed by Leslie “Dusty” Carr for FO 107, October 26, 29, November 27, 1973; by Lucinda Lamb and Elizabeth Warner for AY 125, November 14, 1975, Greenbush, Maine. Twitchell talks about the Argyle log-sorting boom on the Penobscot River; tools and techniques for rafting, checking, and sorting logs; dropping off; swings; Sunkhaze Rips; Pea Cove; Nebraska boom; Cow Island; White Squaw Island; Birch Island; building piers; hanging the boom; the boom house, meals and living...
Dates: 1973-1975

J. A. Boardman & Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0060
Scope and Contents The records include correspondence and circulars, Thacker's Sugar Chart and Other Tables (1893), a receipt book, and ledgers covering the years 1895-1899. Includes letters to Boardman 1898-1899, check stub book January 20, 1899-August 23, 1899, ledgers of credit or loans September 1898-April 1899, inventory book for 1895-1899.
Dates: 1893-1922

Leon Bussell, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives and members of the Fall 1973 Class of FO 107

 Series
Abstract Leon Bussell, Emile Leavitt, Ernest Kennedy, Stephen “Rex” Buzzell, interviewed by class of FO 107, November 8, 1973, November 15, 1973, November 20, 1973, and November 27, 1973 (respectively) Room B South Stevens Hall, UMaine, Orono, Maine. During the interviews, there was a model of Argyle Boom on the table, tools of the trade, maps, aerial photographs, and a number of Archives photographs available for the respondents to comment on. Bussell, Leavitt, Kennedy, and Buzzell talk about the...
Dates: 1973-1975

Leon Bussell, interviewed by Jack Beard

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Abstract Leon Bussell, interviewed by Jack Beard for AY 198, April 14, 1976, Costigan, Maine. 8 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/ brief cat. Bussell talks about the log-sorting booms on the Penobscot River; building endways or hedgehog rafts; use of scull oar to propel rafts. Interview was part of a project that led to the issue of Northeast Folklore, XVII: “Argyle Boom.”
Dates: 1973-1975

Leon Bussell, interviewed by Ralph Cook

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Abstract Leon Bussell, interviewed by Ralph Cook for FO 107, October and November 1973; by Susan Tibbetts for AY 125, October and November of 1975, UM Lambda Chi Alpha house, Orono, Maine. Bussell talks about log-sorting booms on the Penobscot River, especially Argyle Boom; hanging and taking in the booms; his own work along the shore; making rafts of the logs; kinds of rafts; dropping off; equipment and clothing; Captain Kidd’s buried treasure; steamboats and their use in river drives; rescues and...
Dates: 1973-1975

Stephen R. "Rex" Buzzell, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives

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Abstract Stephen R. “Rex” Buzzell, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives for FO 107, October 23, 1973, Old Town, Maine. Buzzell talks about the Argyle log-sorting boom on the Penobscot River; the spring flood and resulting log jam of 1923; construction of jam piers; Sunkhaze, Nebraska and Pea Cove booms; use of shear boom; buildings on White Squaw Island; living conditions and recreation; structure and operation of boom, gap, beats, jigger, marks, swings, stray raft, dropping off; tools. The interview...
Dates: 1973-1975