Lowell Vose, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, May 18, 1986, Harrington, Maine.

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NA 1924 (local)
May 18 1986 (Date created)

Vose discusses his driving experience on the Machias River; hiring on with the Machias Lumber Company and walking upriver; location of the Main River camp; working in the rear; two-log rafts; moving logs in booms on lakes; clothing and getting wet; camping along the river at night; predominance of local men, including Indians (Native Americans); his brief time working in the mill; specific jobs in the mill; caulk boots and riding logs; and restriction of dangerous tasks to experienced drivers.

English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Logging (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Log driving--Maine (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Occupational Folklore (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Sawmills (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Foodways (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Lumber camps (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Work clothes (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Cross-cultural relations (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
circa 1908 - 1981
Geographic Coverage
Harrington, Maine (Geonames)
Rangeley Lake (Geonames)
Machias River (Geonames)
Wesley, Maine (Geonames)
Machias, Maine (Geonames)
Whitneyville, Maine (Geonames)
Northfield, Maine (Geonames)
Marshfield, Maine (Geonames)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA 1924