Tag Archives: Canoes and canoeing

[Alexander Forbes—home movies] Reel 5, Accession 1902

Can label: “Westfield River, April 1936. Kayaking scenes”; The Westfield River has been designated a National Wild & Scenic River, and has Class I-III rapids along its length. Alexander Forbes made 15 trips down the Westfield River between 1914 and 1932, and recorded the height of the water each year for 20 years. He published

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[Alexander Forbes—home movies] Reel 4, Accession 1902

Box label: “Quaboag River, May 1935 Kayaking and canoeing, rapids.”; The Quaboag River is a whitewater Class III and features several named rapids.; Views of fast-running Quaboag River with a kayaker trying to make way through rough water past the camera. A canoe with two people working hard with paddles comes through the same white

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