Phillip Armstrong, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, May 23, 1986, Calais, Maine

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NA 1925 (local)
May 23 1986 (Bulk dates)

Armstrong describes working in the woods and river drives along the Machias; driving skid-team; filing saws; trigging in order to pile logs; moving logs on lakes with a capstan; building a tennis court; risks of river-driving; sleeping arrangements during a river drive; city camps (depot camps); and hunting stories.

Creator and/or Contributor
Philip Armstrong (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))
Logging tools (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Logging accidents (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Logging camps (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Hunting (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Farming (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1909 - 1986
Geographic Coverage
Calais, Maine (Geonames)
Machias River (Geonames)
Unionville, Maine (Geonames)
Machias, Maine (Geonames)
Whitneyville, Maine (Geonames)
Washington Bald Mountain (Geonames)
Plantation 14, Maine (-)
First Chain Lake (Geonames)
Hadley Lake (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Philip Armstrong (interviewee)
Edward D Ives (interviewer)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA 1925