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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh1416

Alewife canning - Revolving drum used to wash and scale alewives. Coke bottle tops are fastened to side of drum to remove scales.

Image ID: fizh1416, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Virginia, Potomac River
Photo Date: 1968 April
Photographer: Dr. Sidney Shapiro, BCF
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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