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Oakland Axes, from "Memories of Maine", Kennebec and Androscoggin River Valleys Edition, Summer 2014, used with the kind permission of 

David Branch, Publisher, 110 Marginal Way, Suite 123, Portland, Me. 04101


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Peter Vogt's Video of Emerson-Stevens, in operation in 1965

This is a short film made by Peter Vogt in 1965 about axe making in Oakland, Maine. It documents the process of creating fine axes in the Emerson Stevens shop -- the last axe factory to operate in Oakland. Oakland was once a world-famous center of quality blade-making.


Images of America -- Oakland
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