Allan Preble Robinson Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (1,250 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range
1930 - 1940
Summary
Collection contains [Allan Preble Robinson--home movies], scenes of logging operations in the upper Kennebec Valley, predominantly during the winter months. Footage shows woods camps, log jams, trucks and railroad cars, and horse teams hauling long logs and four-foot pulp logs.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Allan Preble Robinson worked in the Maine logging industry. The upper Kennebec Valley region is situated in Somerset County, in northwestern Maine.
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 6
Showing 1 - 6 of 6:
1) [Allan Preble Robinson--home movies] Reel 1
Amateur footage. Various aspects of logging operations in the upper Kennebec Valley in the 1930s. Donor's notes: Reel 1 (400 ft.): putting logs in water, woods camp, woods operation, ho...more
2) [Allan Preble Robinson--home movies] Reel 2
Amateur footage. Various aspects of logging operations in the upper Kennebec Valley in the 1930s. Donor's notes: Reel 2 (400 ft.): four-foot wood, log boom, Wyman Lake, two-horse team,...more
3) [Allan Preble Robinson--home movies] Reel 3
Amateur footage. Donor's notes: Reel 3 (100 ft.): haying, horses, thrashing oats, bailing straw.more
4) [Allan Preble Robinson--home movies] Reel 4
Amateur footage. Donor's notes: Reel 4 (100 ft.): cows, horses at barn, sheep in barn yard, horses in barn yard, winter; unloading horses from truck, horses in yard, summer.more
5) [Allan Preble Robinson--home movies] Reel 5
Amateur footage. Donor's notes: Reel 5 (100 ft.): horse pulling, granite blocks, sheep in pasture, snow plowing, P[leasant] Pond, model T, R.R. car, R.R. trestle, Gulf.more
6) [Allan Preble Robinson--home movies] Reel 6
Amateur footage. Donor's notes: Reel 6 (50 ft.): Stocking trout, horse and wagon pulling fish, dumping fish in pond, rocky road with fish and wagon.more
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