Wednesday, January 4, 2012

1899 Penobscot River Canoe Trip Photo

From the LA84 Foundation's archive of Outing magazine is a great little article describing an 1899 canoe trip down Maine's famous Penobscot River. Here's the full link and details...

Canoeing Down the West Branch of the Penobscot (.PDF format)
Outing, by William Austin Brooks. 1899 August Vol. XXXIV No. 5 p. 473-479.

Included in the article is a photo of one of the author's guides with a clear display of his classic guide paddle...

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