Black and white photograph of a logging operation taken from the top of a large pile of logs. Three teams of horses are stopped abreast to the side and behind the log pile. Fourteen unidentified members of the woods crew ride in various positions on top of the loads, some men walking behind. The men carry a variety of woods tools: peaveys, picks, and axes. The image captures the Y-branches of the woods roads stretching away from the central yard, snow coated. The forest is mixed with birches. Location of image is unidentified. Slide #109.0. The original photograph was donated by Fred Richards, Princeton, Maine. Accessioned 1958.
MF075 General Photograph Collection
"Five teams on a winter landscape" (1900). Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Image Gallery. 13.
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Existence and Location of Originals
Located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047 https://lccn.loc.gov/2013655211.
Horse-drawn vehicles, Logging, Woodsmen, Lumbermen, Maine Lumber Industry