Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Logging, Lobster Boats + Blacksmiths [AUDIO]
There’s a lot going on in today’s Wild Maine. Better wear your helmet!
Part 1: Fire up your chainsaws! Forest Heritage Days continue today in Greenville. Organizers tell us about the event, an annual celebration of Maine’s woods industry.
Part 2: We’re in Winter Harbor for the lobster boat races, now in their 49th year. Chris Byers, who runs the races, which start at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Boats come from all over the state for the event , the winner of which gets a new pickup truck.
Part 3: Now it’s off to Bradley for this weekend’s blacksmith demonstrations at the Maine Forest and Logging Museum. Herb Crosby, a professsor at the University of Maine, talks about restoring a steam-powered log hauler at the museum.
Part 4: Jerry Gallant is a blacksmith by trade. He’ll be making silverware today at the Maine Forest and Logging Museum in Bradley. Listen and find out how may burns Gallant has.
Part 5: Some folks don’t put away their snowmobiles in the summer. Brian Wiley of East Branch Sno-Rovers is one of them.