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"Resident of Roxbury, Vermont, draws off the finished syrup from a homemade evaporator..." 05/1974


"Resident of Roxbury, Vermont, draws off the finished syrup from a homemade evaporator..."

"Resident of Roxbury, Vermont, draws off the finished syrup from a homemade evaporator... 05/1974" Jane Cooper, Photographer (National Archives Identifier: 555526); Series: DOCUMERICA: The Environmental Protection Agency's Program to Photographically Document Subjects of Environmental Concern, 1972 - 1977; Records of the Environmental Protection Agency, 1944 - 1999; Record Group 412; National Archives.

Taken in May, 1974, this photograph is from the EPA's DOCUMERICA Program to document subjects of environmental concern in America during the 1970s. The caption reads: "Resident of Roxbury, Vermont, draws off the finished syrup from a homemade evaporator. Instead of working in a sugar house he sets up a makeshift rig in a new spot each year to use fallen timber and loose brush to fire the sawed-off oil drum, 05/1974."
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