Logging -- Maine -- History
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
The collection includes the film by Alfred Ames. Also included are film copies used in the preparation of the 1985 videorecording produced by David Weiss and Karen Sheldon.
Collection includes correspondence, subject files, publications, contracts for material and labor, maps and plans, photographs and production records.
This collection consists of twenty interviews totaling approximately thirty-two hours conducted by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives in 1986 with men who worked in the woods and on the river-drives along the Machias River.
William McLaughlin, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives & Susan Tibbetts, April 26, 1976, Old Town, Maine. McLaughlin talks about log-sorting booms on the Penobscot River. Topics covered include dropping off; rafting; sorting gap; Greenbush trip; Pea Cove; fin booms. Interview was part of a project that led to the issue of Northeast Folklore, XVII: “Argyle Boom.”