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Log Sawing and Axe Throwing Contest

On Saturday, October 6, contestants gathered to compete in the lumberjack competition hosted by the Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society. Competitions included buck saw, cross saw and ax throw.

Tim Dentino

Tim Dentino

Tim Dentino, winner of the youth division, works the buck saw at the Daniel Merrill house in Sedgwick on October 8.

Photo by Anne Berleant

John Marshall

John Marshall

John Marshall completes his turn at the buck saw at the Daniel Merrill house in Sedgwick on October 8.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Jennifer Trowbridge

Jennifer Trowbridge

Jennifer Trowbridge won the women's buck saw competition at the Daniel Merrill house in Sedgwick on October 8. Bob Burke helps hold the log steady.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Bob Burke

Bob Burke

Bob Burke works the buck saw at the Daniel Merrill house in Sedgwick on October 8, while Paul Trowbridge and Bill Brown, from left, hold the log steady.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Buck saw takes center stage

Buck saw takes center stage

Bill Brown works the buck saw at the Daniel Merrill house in Sedgwick on October 8, while Paul Trowbridge and Bob Burke, from left, hold the log steady. Hosted by the Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society, the log sawing and axe throwing contest is an annual event.

Photo by Anne Berleant

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Jane Mahoney

Jane Mahoney

Jane Mahoney was the first woman to lay hands on the buck saw at the Daniel Merrill house in Sedgwick on October 8. Hosted by the Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society, the log sawing and axe throwing contest is an annual event.

Photo by Anne Berleant