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Getting Ready to Make Charcoal, Halifax, Massachusetts

Title

Getting Ready to Make Charcoal, Halifax, Massachusetts

Subject

Charcoal Pit

Description

Traditional wood pile used to make charcoal. It took weeks of burning slowly to turn the wood pile into charcoal. A tent can be seen where the man attending the fire slept. Someone had to be there 24 hours a day.

Format

Black-and-white photographs

Type

Still image

Identifier

10_78_020

Original Format

Black-and-white photographs

Physical Dimensions

25 cm. x 22 cm..

Files

Citation

“Getting Ready to Make Charcoal, Halifax, Massachusetts,” SAILS Digital History Collections, accessed October 30, 2014, http://sailsinc.omeka.net/items/show/1457.