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Fry Creek Falls, near Kaslo
"After catching all the trout we could use, from Kootenny Lake at the Mouth of Fryt Creek, M. H. went u-stream ito the beautiful falls and there caught eight more."
Example of a front portion of a radula (Cantharus ringens Reeve, Panama), much worn by use
Implements in Use in the Fishery
Oyster Measures in Use
Claw Quahaug Rake.
--This rake varies greatly in size and length. Its use is chiefly confined to Nantucket. The general style has a handle 6 feet long, while the iron part, in the form of a claw or talon, with prongs 1 inch apart, is 10 inches wide. A heavier rake, as here shown, us sometimes used in the deeper water.
Exterior of the laboratory at Wellfleet, showing the hatching tubs. This building, formerly an oyster house situated on the Chequesset Inn wharf, was provided in 1908 for the use of the department by Mr. L. D. Baker of Wellfleet. One large room, 20 by 30 feet, is used for the laboratory, while two small rooms adjoining are utilized for sleeping quarters. The situation over the water affords satisfactory facilities for experimental work on sea forms.
U. S. Army Canteen Near the Front in France. Pacific Coast Sardines, as well as salmon, are eaten by the troops in France, as will be noted by the case marked 'Booth's Crescent Brand' in the lower left-hand corner of the picture. Sardines valued at about $100,000 were purchased for Army use
Knapp Labeling Machines : The Knapp Labeler is automatic throughout, possesses great speed and will work under all conditions found in Canning Plants and warehouses. This machine does neater work than any other method, is easy to operate and always ready for use
Downing jars set up for use on 'battery' at Put-in Bay station, Ohio. The troughs into which the water flow from the pitcher mouth of the jars serve also to supply the jars in the next tier, by means of the wooden faucets, and there is a small overflow at alternate ends of each trough. This is the common equipment for hatching whitefish and pike perch
Inside of box toward one corner. 1. Sleeve coupling for disjointing propellor shaft; 2. Lever for throwing shaft out of gear; 3. train of mitered gears reducing speed of propellor shaft; 4. type of adjustable hangers in general use; 5. Inside corner of box
Deck View of Whaleboat and Equipment.
4-Box of boat.
8-Forward platform on which men stand when striking or killing.
12-Dunnage for thwards.
14-Peak-cleats (used for resting oars).
15-Peak-cleat for tub-oar.
24-Well for bailing.
25-Plug (for emptying boat when hoisted out of water).
26-After platform (steersman stands on this).
27-Standing-cleats (officer stands on these to obtain longer view).
30-Loggerhead-strip (or lion's tongue).
35-Blocks with holes for rowlocks.
A, First iron resting in bow-chocks with handle in boat-crotch.
B, Second iron.
C, c, Spare irons.
D, D, D, Hand-lances.
E, Boat spade.
F, G, Harpooner's oar.
I, Mid-ship oar.
M, M, M, Paddles.
N, Small tub and line.
O, Large tub and line.
P, P, P, Tow-line extending aft from large tub around loggerhead and forward across thwarts to box of boat (4) where it is coiled and known as "box-wrap" (P, P) thence extending to eye-splice of first iron.
Q, Q, Mast and sail.
S, Lashing or strap for handle of steering-oar when not in use or fast to a whale.
Cutting-In a Right Whale or Bowhead.
A-Fluke-chain adjusted to the "small."
B-Fin-Chain fastened around left fin.
C-Ring of fin-chain into which blubber-hook is fastened to raise fin and blanket-piece (the starting point when unwinding blubber from the whale).
D-Hole in root of lip into which blubber-hook is inserted to hoist lip on board ship.
F-G- Scarf to detach and hoist lower lip.
E-H- Scarf cut from fin below and forward of eye to blow-holes H on head.
E-I- Scarf from fin E to back of whale I.
J-K- Scarf cut in removing blubber while whale is being rolled. (The other spiral lines show final scarfs.)
L-Hole mortised in head for head-chain.
M-One method of hoisting head by head-chain and toggles, the chain being pasdsed through the blow-holes.
M, M (Fig.2).-Newer and better method of hoisting head by use of chain strapped blocks. Tail of chain passed through from H, under several feet of blubber to and through the hole cut at L and then coupled to sister-hooks on the lower block.
N-Cutting made by man with an ax (while overboard) in order to detach the head bone.
O-Lower edge of bone which is very thin and requires only light strokes to free it.
P-Markings showing where the spade is inserted to start the throat bone in detaching head.
Q-Where the hole is made in throat in order to haul it on board.
R-Throat-chain and toggle by wihich throat is sometimes taken on board.
S-Dotted line to show where backbone is cut to lessen strain on windlass when taking off lbubber.
T-Wide section of blanket-piece which is trimmed down by boarding-knife when taking blubber on board.
Fig.1, Impfoved harpoon or toggle-iron now in general use; Fig.2,3, First forms of toggle-irons made by Lewis Temple; Fig.4, 'One-flued' harpoon with hinged toggle; Fig.5, 'One-flued' harpoon; Fig.6, 'Two-flued' harpoon; Fig.7
Fresh Halibut Fishery
Packing fresh halibut at Gloucester, Mass. Nailing covers on the boxes; the use of the devil's claw. Preparing ice with pick and grinding machine
Chlaenopagurus andersoni, with its protective planket of sea-anemones. This large hermit-crab, which was discovered by Dr. A. R. S. Anderson off the Malabar coast, living at a depth of 102 fathoms, does not at any time of life use a shell as a refuge, but is always accompanied by a particular species of sea-anemones
Bliss No.81 Double Seamer. Photograph shows installation at Southern Can Co., Baltimore, Md.--Arranged as a closing machine for packers use
Few of the Sardine Fishing Vessels operating from San Pedro, Cal. The rapid growth of the California sardine industry to its present importance would hardly have been possible but for the use of gas and oil-powered fishing boats.
Tender Alfonso XIII : Long in use at the Hunter Bay, Alaska, Cannery
Alaska Sailing Sloop. Even the Indian fishermen now generally use power boats, though a few of the old canoes are still to be seen
Prescott Industrial Tractor in use at the Foundation Company's Shipyard in Portland, Ore., doing the work of 16 men and 8 horses
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