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Catalog Number L2007.0031.0002.0059-A
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description This black and white photograph depicts Sam McGloughlin's (spelling) Blacksmith Shop on Canal Street in 1903.

In the foreground is a wooden floor with a man standing on the far right. There is a large beam next to him and some equipment. On the far left in the middleground is a man standing next to a horse. Farther in the background are the back walls of the blacksmithing shop with several pieces of equipment, supplies, chairs, stools etc. There is a set of wooden stairs also in the middle leading to the upper level of the buildling. In the background on the far right are two more men standing. There are windows along the back walls.On the rafters are two signs, one stating "Nervine" and the other stating " Napthoil". Written below the picture in the album is " Sam McGloughlin's Blacksmith Shop on Canal Street in 1903. Establishment of magnetic interest to boys when the horse was king of the road. Signs on Rafter read "Nervine" and "Napthoil". Across the street was Dave Marsh's Livery Stable."
Date 1903
Collection Childs Collection
Earliest Date 1903.0
Latest Date 1903.0
Place Canal Street, Laconia
Additional Information 0.0
Repository From the collections of Laconia Public Library
People Unknown People
Unknown Men
McGloughlin, Samuel
Search Terms Canal Street
Laconia
McGloughlin
McGlouglin's Blacksmithing Shop
Subjects People
1900s
Building
Interiors
Blacksmith shops
Blacksmithing
Blacksmiths
Horse shoeing
Horses
Horseshoeing
Rafters
Beams
Signs
Chairs
Barrels
Equipment
Equipment & supplies
Wood floors
Windows
Walls
Stairs
Stairways
Wheels