Irving Bangs, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, March 8, 1986, Machias, Maine.

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NA 1905 (local)
March 8 1986 (Bulk dates)

Bangs discusses his experiences working in the woods along the Machias River beginning in the late 1930s; driving logs using a splash-dam; driving boom logs; how he began scaling; surveying work as mediating a fight; building roads to transport pulpwood; French-Canadians as good workers; no need to replant because seedlings were left standing; skidders as wasteful; introduction of chain saws and problems with early chain saws; and handling poached meat.

Creator and/or Contributor
Irving Bangs (interviewee), Edward D Ives (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Logging (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Occupational Folklore (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Log driving--Maine (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Poaching (crime) (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Logging tools (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
Geographic Coverage
Bangor, Maine (Geonames)
Alexander, Maine (Geonames)
Township 19, Maine (Local)
East Machias River (Geonames)
Nova Scotia (Geonames)
Township 24, Maine (Local)
Machias River (Geonames)
Machias, Maine (Geonames)
New Hampshire (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Irving Bangs (interviewee)
Edward D Ives (interviewer)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA 1905