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front Hunting and Skinning Knives manufactured by J. Russell & Company Green River Works
c. 1860
In 1840, with the advent of the pioneer migration westward, John Russell began the manufacture of hunting and skinning knives along the banks of the Green River in Deerfield, (later annexed to Greenfield), Massachusetts.
front Plummet

Plummets or weights were used to force a fishing net to sink in the water to catch fish.
front Bifacial blade with modern haft

A bifacial blade is a stone tool used to butcher and skin animals.
front Bear Trap
This iron trap was probably used to catch fur-bearing animals such as beavers.


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