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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How to find the Abandoned Locomotives of the Eagle Lake & West Branch Railroad in the Northern Maine Woods

Two full-sized trains rest quietly in the Northern Maine Woods, abandoned in the early 1930’s from the Eagle Lake & West Branch Railroad.  How do you find them?  It’s easy, and I’m going to give you the most comprehensive directions you’ll find on the internet! There is a NEW road, parking area and trail to reach …

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