Stereograph of Porgie Stand, Mt. Desert, Maine
Factories where oil was extracted from menhaden or "pogy" (pronounced porgy by Maine residents) and leftover fish scrap used for fertilizer. Factory was also known as "pogy screw" or "pogy stand".
- Collection Name
- General photographic collection
- Collection Code
- Acquisition Type
- Date of Acquisition
- Physical Description
- 6.75x 3.25(HxW) (inches)
- Collection Type
- Description Level
- Credit Line
- Gift of E.A. Huebener, 1920
- Reference Code
Heywood, John D. (Photographer)
Rowell, Frank (Publisher)
- Descriptive Terms
presses (culinary tools)
- Material Type
Mount Desert Island (Hancock county, Maine) [island]
See page 261 of the book: A Day's Work: A Sampler of Historic Maine Photographs, 1860-1920, Part I, by W. H. Bunting.
- Location Note
Stereograph: Maine: Mount Desert
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