Old Town Canoes

1916 Catalog

Old Town Canoe Company 

Old Town, Maine, USA

This vintage catalog includes a detailed description of the Company, the history and development of the canoe, and the construction methods used to build these remarkable craft.


This snapshot in time includes descriptions of the planking, tacking, preservation and woods used in construction as well as the A.A and C.S grades.

Each model offered includes a detailed narrative of it's unique characteristics as well as the specifications and pricing.

This catalog includes these Old Town canoes models:

 "Charles River", "H. W.", "Otca", "Ideal", "Guide's Special", 15' "50 lb", 16' "Livery", "Sponson", and the "War".

Also included are the double-end boat and the canvas-covered Dinghy or Yacht Tender. 

Unlike expensive "Reprints", this .PDF data file contains high resolution

 color images which faithfully depict the pages of the Original.

Pages were scanned as high resolution bit map files  and then imported into Adobe Acrobat for viewing or printing from Windows or Macintosh systems.


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