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Object Name Pickaroon
Date 1890-1930
Material Wood/Iron
Used Whitney Industries
Description Pickaroon; long handle fitted with a blacksmith-made curved hook. The head is held on with a broad metal wedge driven into the top of the handle. Stamped (burned) into the handle is "CCS-ECW-(?)" with "CCC-3" on the opposite side. Used in holding boats to jams in driving, and for pulling logs from brush and eddies out into the current. Poles can be pike-pole or ax handle length and shorter.
Notes Reference: "A Logger's Lexicon" by John T. Labbe and Lynwood Carranco.
CCC reference to Civilian Conservation Corps.
Dimensions W-7.5 L-34 inches
Collection CIL230
Catalog Number 1957.128.0008
Other number AM 0837
Imagefile 051\1957.128.0008.JPG
Species Pickaroon