Winterton Boat Building Museum
Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Traditional Boat Building of Winterton

The town of Scilly Cove (Winterton) in the early 1900s
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Roaming horses
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This house belonged first to the Lesters and later to the Garlands, merchants of Trinity and Poole.
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Alfred Green cleaning turrs (sea birds), he shot from his bay punt.
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Built by Wilson, Hubert, and Charlie Reid, this completed trap skiff awaits an engine.
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A new trap skiff built for fisherman Tom Brinson.
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Uncle Alb Brown of Winterton with the schooner model he built.
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Boatbuilder, John Reid and son Charlie
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Goats were sometimes used to help pull out firewood or boat timber pieces
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Boats under construction outside
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Uncle Sandy Downey (left) and his son Ambrose (right) planking.
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John Reid, uses a caulking iron and mallet to drive oakum between the planks of a fishing boat.
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