Tuesday, September 30

woodsmen and river drivers

Available from Northeast Historic Film. "Unforgettable individuals who worked for the Machias Lumber Company before 1930 share their recollections of a vanished world of winter life in rough-hewn lumber camps, a spring of raging waters, frozen boots and life-threatening log jams, and summer in the deafening mill as bare hands hold wood to unguarded saw blades. 30 minutes." Awesome stuff. See how to hang an axe handle, make beans in the hole and more...

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