Back in my Day: “From Stump to Ship” by Alfred Ames (1930)

From the description at the beginning of the film:
“In 1930 in Washington County, Maine, the president of the Machias Lumber Company, Alfred Ames, made a film which he called “From Stump to Ship.” In this reconstruction, a narrator speaks the words Ames used when he showed the silent film. From Stump to Ship is the most complete film record of long lumbering operations of that era known to exist today.”

This film was recorded starting in the winter of 1930 and mentions the following people and places:

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