Photo, Print, Drawing Image 22 of Wheelwrights and cartwrights Dale Thibault and Harvey Howes, Miles City, Montana

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About this Item

Title
Wheelwrights and cartwrights Dale Thibault and Harvey Howes, Miles City, Montana
Contributor Names
Johnson, Paula J., 1954- (Collector)
Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)
Created / Published
Miles City, Montana, August 10, 1979
Subject Headings
-  Wagons
-  Wheelwrights
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- Montana -- Miles City
Genre
Photographs
Ethnography
Notes
-  Index data: image numbers "as if" correctly sequenced online, see internal note in last column Image numbers, descriptions: at the shop of wheelwrights Harvey Howes and Dale Thibault, Miles City MT: 1, Harvey Howes (cowboy hat) and Dale Thibault ("T-Bone" cap); 2-3, old worn wagon wheels leaning up against wheels that Howes and Thibault have rebuilt; 4, Harvey Howes lifts off a new wheel rim after it has been marked where the spokes will go; 5, Harvey Howes centers a point where the spoke marks have been have been placed; 6, Harvey Howes punches a pit where the drill bit will enter the inside of the wheel [rim?]; 7-8, Dale "T-Bone" Thibault and Harvey Howes drill holes for the spokes; 9, Harvey Howes and fieldworker Paula Johnson joke about wheel alignment and perfect accuracy; 10, Dale "T-Bone" Thibault, photographer's notes state that he "started working on wheels as a hobby"; 11-13, Dale "T-Bone" Thibault and Harvey Howes line up rims with spokes and pound the parts together; 14-15, Dale "T-Bone" Thibault, Harvey Howes, and fieldworker Paula Johnson, photographer's notes state that the topic is "how 'wheel dish' occurs"; 16-17, Harvey Howes saws the two rims where they would meet so they fit perfectly, clamps hold the parts steady while the sawing proceeds; 18-19, finished new wagon wheels; 20, business partners Dale "T-Bone" Thibault and Harvey Howes.
Medium
35 mm color slide
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: MT9-MC16
Source Collection
Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Online Format
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Chicago citation style:

Johnson, Paula J, and Michael Crummett. Wheelwrights and cartwrights Dale Thibault and Harvey Howes, Miles City, Montana. United States Miles City Montana, 1979. Miles City, Montana. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc16/.

APA citation style:

Johnson, P. J. & Crummett, M. (1979) Wheelwrights and cartwrights Dale Thibault and Harvey Howes, Miles City, Montana. United States Miles City Montana, 1979. Miles City, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc16/.

MLA citation style:

Johnson, Paula J, and Michael Crummett. Wheelwrights and cartwrights Dale Thibault and Harvey Howes, Miles City, Montana. Miles City, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc16/>.

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