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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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