|Maker||Rushton, J.H., Canton, NY|
|Used||Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid|
Three broken guideboat-style oars.
B. oar is intact but pin is broken off at the cheek. Oar is painted (or stained?) grey-green. Grip is rounded, loom is chamfered, there's a spine down the 26" blade. Grip is rounded and rotted at the end from having been stored upright on a damp surface. Pin has been moved inboard; the loom at the old location is much worn and the hole for the bolt has been plugged.
77" X 5"
C. mate to (B). Loom is broken at pin (pin missing). Same pattern of wear as on (b).
57 1/2" X 5
D. blade and loom of an oar similar to b&c but lighter weight and shaft is rounded from the chamfer to the blade; no spine.
64" X 4 1/2"