The cooperage shop is behind Mr. Symonds. Charlie made this pickerel barrel in approximately 30 minutes and received $ .30 for his labour. After the 'bung' was bored in the side, he blew into it; his breath returning against his face indicated that the barrel was watertight.
Photographer: C. R. Brookbank
Date: July 1949
Reference: Library Nova Scotia Archives HT431 B871 A259 / neg. no.: N-6940
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