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Accession number 2000.012
Description This boat, equipped with runners, was built in cornucopia by Tom Jones, Sr. It was pulled out onto Lake Superior ice by the local ice fishermen during the 1930's,40's, and 50's . the boat held their fishing gear and was s safety precaution for ice breakup. A similar boat , also built by Tom Jones, Sr, is at the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward, Wisconsin.
Object Name Commercial Fishing Equipment
Source Sveda, George