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ddr-densho-15-119 (Legacy UID: denshopd-p15-00119)

Mitsuoka Collection

The scow was used to gather oysters. A winch-operated dredge was dragged across the oyster beds at high tide, and the harvested oysters were then emptied onto the scow or a bateau. In order to deliver the oysters to the processing plant, both the scow and the bateau had to be towed.



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Courtesy of the Mitsuoka Family Collection

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