Orris W. McKeown, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, March 9, 1986, Alexander, Maine.

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NA 1906 (local)
March 9 1986 (Date created)

McKeown talks about the winter in the late 1920s he worked on a logging road; keeping the main road clear; construction of woods camp; lack of local men; process of making roads; branch roads and main roads; how to skid a rock and skid a turn; good food fed to workers; tools used to maintain the roads; Wilbur Day; and George Magoon, his grandfather.

Creator and/or Contributor
Orris W McKeown (interviewee), Edward D Ives (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Logging (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Log driving--Maine (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Occupational folklore (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Lumber camps (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Logging tools (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Trapping (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
circa 1870 - 1986
Geographic Coverage
Seavey Brook (Geonames)
Crawford Lake (Geonames)
Alexander, Maine (Geonames)
East Machias River (Geonames)
Crawford, Maine (Geonames)
West Branch Machias River (Geonames)
Bangor, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Orris W McKeown (interviewee)
Edward D Ives (interviewer)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA1906