Blacksmith George Calkins at Work
- Blacksmith George Calkins at Work
George Calkins, wearing a shirt and overalls holds a hammer as he works on an anvil in his blacksmith shop. TO the right is a large brick stove, a large wooden bucket next to the stove and, against the wall of the shop, a wheel. In the back, shelves with various items can be seen.
- Wilbraham Public Library
- Collection (local):
Wilbraham Town Archives Photographic Collection
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Copy of an older photograph. George Calkins was born about 1849 and appears to have several jobs listed on various U.S. censuses, including wheelwright, wagon maker, carriage maker, and blacksmith.