Creation Date

circa 1890-1920


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Black and white photograph of a matched-pair of grey draft horses hauling a double sled loaded with logs on a woods road. Six unidentified men ride on top of the large load of logs. The photographer's vantage point is from the middle of the road, looking straight at the team. A second team of greys can be seen in the distance, following. The mechanism at the left of the image is possibly a road scraper. The snowy landscape shows a thin growth of white birch. Logs were landed on bank of river at Grindstone, to be sawed at Milford, Maine. Jordan Lumber Co. The original photograph was donated by M.L. Jordan, Old Town, Maine. Accessioned 1958.




MF075 General Photograph Collection

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Existence and Location of Originals

Located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047

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Horse-drawn vehicles, Logging, Woodsmen, Lumbermen, Maine Lumber Industry


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