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Old Trapping Photos #7314556
07/26/21 09:01 PM
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Doing some light reading this evening - some of these have probably made it on here before but they’re always fun to look at.

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Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7314558
07/26/21 09:03 PM
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Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7314572
07/26/21 09:18 PM
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Nice pics!

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7314590
07/26/21 09:30 PM
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Awesome pictures

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7314594
07/26/21 09:34 PM
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Any idea on the dates of those pic's?


Every kid needs a Dog and a Curmudgeon.

Remember Bowe Bergdahl, the traitor.

Beware! Jill Pudlewski, Ron Oates and Keven Begesse are liars and thiefs!
Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7314608
07/26/21 09:52 PM
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Thanks for posting. I always wonder what the life story is behind those folks.

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7314614
07/26/21 09:57 PM
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Those are some really cool photos. Those men, and boys, were tough as nails.

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: BigBob] #7314638
07/26/21 10:22 PM
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Originally Posted by BigBob
Any idea on the dates of those pic's?


They are from A.J. Hardy’s “Steel Traps” from 1907 I believe.

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7314735
07/27/21 12:32 AM
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Great pics
Thanks

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7314771
07/27/21 06:28 AM
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great pic. thanks for sharing

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7314784
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Inspiring

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7315627
07/28/21 07:46 AM
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Guy only weighs 140 iirc

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Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: the Blak Spot] #7315642
07/28/21 08:18 AM
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Originally Posted by the Blak Spot
Guy only weighs 140 iirc


I am guessing that is a locking pin (U-shaped?) of sorts he has in his free hand?

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: k snow] #7315665
07/28/21 09:08 AM
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Looks like that guy in the one picture caught 1002 coon.

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: k snow] #7315709
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Originally Posted by k snow
Those are some really cool photos. Those men, and boys, were tough as nails.


Most of them would wipe the floor with most of us. Twice.

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: k snow] #7315711
07/28/21 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by k snow
Originally Posted by the Blak Spot
Guy only weighs 140 iirc


I am guessing that is a locking pin (U-shaped?) of sorts he has in his free hand?

He's probably putting a nail into the bottom of the jaw post


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Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7315732
07/28/21 11:17 AM
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Had to think about the nail for a minute Buck, but makes complete sense with the older post jaw supports.

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7315734
07/28/21 11:22 AM
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What Buck said, nail


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Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7315837
07/28/21 02:02 PM
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Back in the day wolf and bear trappers using footholds carried a trapwrench in their pocket to remove the jaw post nut in case they needed to release themselves.

Re: Old Trapping Photos [Re: Deerhunter51] #7315848
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Here’s a few more from the same book, its a pretty good read if you get a chance to take a look at it.

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