Dragonfly Canoe Works
Discovering the History of Wooden Canoes
Splayed Stem typical of B.N. Morris canoes.
"Beaver tail" stem distinctive to Rhinelander canoes.
Stems in J.H. Rushton canoes are slightly wider (1") than a typical canoe (3/4"). Notice also the typical catch Rushton used to hold floorboards in.
Kingsbury stem. Note shape of end and style of serial numbers. Ken Kelly photo.
Detail of pre-fire (1904-1921) Chestnut stem tip.
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