Thursday, January 19, 2012

Maine Hunters Paddle

From Windows on Maine, an image of some hunters in a canoe dated to 1887. The stern paddler has a nice looking paddle with an elongated, stepped grip. The canoe is a closed-gunnel cedar canvas canoe that would've been quite an early example of cedar canvas construction.

John Hall and Herbert Washington in a canoe on Ragged Lake, Maine. A trophy Maine whitetail buck is transported by canoe back to camp following a successful hunt at Ragged Lake, Maine in the late summer of 1887.

Paddle Closeup

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