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Black and white photograph of men working around logging camp buildings. Both cabins are constructed of logs laid in horizonal courses. Smoke is drifting from the centrally-located stove pipes through the sod roof of each camp. The far camp may have a sky light built into the roof. Between the two buildings, two men appear to be working. The man in a white, long-sleeve top is using a buck saw to cut a log. A third man, possibly foreman Duke McKeil, is standing outside the back door of the near cabin. He is dressed in dark clothing, possibly wearing leg bindings over his calves. He wears an apple cap (or paper boy cap) and appears to be holding a pipe between his teeth. To the right of the side door of the cabin is a pile of wood and metal barrels. The photo appears to have been taken during a warm spell, as snow has melted off the roofs but is still present surrounding the barrels and across the yard, ca. 1900-1930. Donated by Sarah “Sadie” Augusta French Lee, aka Mrs. Lyman K. Lee of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine.




MF075, General Photograph Collection

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Boardman Mountain, Piscataquis County, Maine


Logging, Logging camp, Tools and Equipment, Woodsmen, Lumbermen, Maine Lumber Industry


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