Alaska fishing Left

Historic Photos

Historic pictures from the old cannery that existed here 100 years ago.


View of the Cannery from Dogfish Island. Ship 'William H. Macy' at the Cannery Dock
Dogfish Island and the Loring Cannery.

Once of the graves on our historic grave site.
Not forgotten

Star of Greenland at Loring dock, circa 1910
Star of Greenland at Loring

Alaska Packers Association at Loring during the  1910-1911 season.  Photo courtesy of Tongass Historical Museum
Loring during the 1910-1911 season

When some trees were logged over a century ago to construct the cannery, some stumps still show the springboard cuts that were made. This was taken from our property at Saltery Lodge in Alaska.
Springboard cuts

Abandoned on the beach many years ago.
Old Steam Tug

Con Gieble photo - Donor: Dixie Baade, THS 73.3.16.28.  The seines are laid out around a school of salmon Then gradually the ends are brought together and the net is taken in until the fish are drawn together in a sort of purse from which they are hauled aboard the seine boats.
Hand seining at Loring, 1909

Scale model of a fish trap, very similar to the ones employed by the late cannery on our property.
Fish Trap

Old door from a boiler of the old cannery at the property.
Boiler Doors

The post office from the saltery, is one of the few remaining structures from the era. This was taken from our property at Saltery Lodge in Alaska.
Post Office

100 Year old china found on the beach recently.
100 Year Old China

Paul Rushmore, archaeologist, documents a fallen tree that reveals some cannery artifacts.  The whole forest floor is covering up many treasures.
Hidden Treasures

When some trees were logged over a century ago to construct the cannery, some stumps still show the springboard cuts that were made. This was taken from our property at Saltery Lodge in Alaska.
Spring Board Cuts

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