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Ambajejus Boom House

Cantdog, Ambajejus, ca. 1950

Contributed by Ambajejus Boom House Museum
MMN Item 23075 Item Details
Cantdog, Ambajejus, ca. 1950
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Description

Cantdog, also called a peavey after it's inventor, Joseph Peavey, had a point for spearing logs and a loose swinging "dog" for rolling logs and breaking jams. Short handled peavey's were used when working in a boat, long handled peaveys were used on the ground.

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