Lumber camps -- Maine -- Equipment and supplies
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SpC MS 1111-sc
Abstract Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1917-1920, of the company superintendent in Ashland, Maine, concerning timberland operations, estimates for wood peeled or yarded, transportation of pulpwood to the Oxford Paper Company in Rumford, Maine, and supplies ordered for various lumber camps. Also includes a ledger, 1932-1936, of monthly inventory sheets for equipment in storehouses in Ashland and St. John, Maine, as well as monthly wangan inventories. A few sheets for Washburn, Maine,...
Abstract 0575 Asa Flagg, inteviewed by Rhoda Mitchell for FO 107, October and November 1970, Carthage, Maine. Accession includes a cassette tape with the three interviews, a paper describing the fieldwork, and transcripts of the interviews. Flagg, a retired woodsman (b. 1898), talks about lumber camps; Sunday pastimes; cooks and cookees; getting hired; oxen and horses; singing and music; log jams; sorting; yarding; skidding; sluicing; meals; ax handles; Christmas; card playing and other...
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...
Abstract 0989 Everett Smith, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, November 2, 1974, at Smith’s home in Yarmouth, Maine. Smith, age 84, talks about the Grand Trunk Wreck of Jan. 18, 1901 and experiences as a woodsman: first man in the accident scene; farmers picked up meals for his animals; how some people jumped out the train; westbound train crew died on the wreck; mineral spring used as medicine; hunting animals in the woods; length of good trees; different tasks as woodman; driving the tow team;...
Dates: 1971 - 1999