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Title
Construction workers driving piles into a lake, Quebec
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1910
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Workers driving pilings into a lake. Note in the hand of Edwin Powell Hubble: "Driving piles in the shallow lake by a stone raised with a windlass operated by a team of dogs on a raft. Example of improvisation in remote parts before airplane transportation to back country. Dog's Home Lake, Quebec, St Mar's Valley, Time, probably about 1910."
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Extent
Black and white photograph; 8.5 x 13.5 cm (3.25 x 5.25 in.)
Identifier
HUB 1082 (4)
53492
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/326
Subject
Piling (Civil engineering)
Lakes--Canada
Quebec (Province)
Windlasses
Dogs
Construction workers
Rafts
Dog's Home Lake (Quebec)
St. Mar's Valley
Hubble, Edwin Powell, 1889-1953
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Quebec (Province)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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