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Roy Clow begins by discussing the preparation of chickens by his neighbour Tompkins. He then goes on to talk about thrashing grain and black "smut" from the grain. Clow talks about his father's surgery in Boston for colorectal cancer, and how he took over the work at age nine while his father was ill. He then talks about mixing kelp with manure for farming, as well as the planting and sale of potatoes and turnips. Clow tells about Island and Newfoundland schooners and their transport of coal, shovelling trains out of the snow on the Montague Line, and stolen coal in Georgetown. He discusses working at a lumber camp near Monestary, N.S. and the Garden of Eden sawmill in Stellarton. Throughout the interview Clow makes reference to wages and work load at the time.
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Boston, MA; Clow's Wharf, PE; Montague, PE; Georgetown, PE; Monestary, NS; Stellarton, NS
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