Maple Syrup: Nature's Spring Tonic. -- Since 1918

Category: 1940-1949 Seasons

Production records from 1940-1949

1949: Season 32

March 29 1st Cooking
Date           Jars
March 29    5 ½
March 30    4
April 1        4 ½
April 3        40
April 4        34
April 5        45
April 6        49
April 7        17 ½
April 10      35 ½
April 11      19 Dark
April 12      25 Dark
April 13      14 Dark
April 19 & 20    19 Dark

Notes:  1 jar = 3 pounds
syrup is 11 pounds to the gallon

So number of jars x 3 = total pounds of syrup.  Divide by 11 to get gallons of syrup

85 gal total

1948: Season 31

March 25 First Cooking
Date           Jars
March 25    7 ½
March 26    9
March 27    12
March 28    8
March 29    15
March 30    12 ½
March 31    39
April 2        34 ½
April 3        32
April 4        34 ½
April 5        17
April 6        19
April 7        16 ½
April 9        8
April 10      8
April 11      11 1/2
April 13      11 ½
April 14 dark     6
April 15 dark    11
April 19 dark    9
April 21 very dark    7
———————
328 ½

Notes:  1 jar = 3 pounds
syrup is 11 pounds to the gallon

So number of jars x 3 = total pounds of syrup.  Divide by 11 to get gallons of syrup

Total 89 gal 6#

1947: Season 30

March 26 First Cooking

Date           Jars
March 26     5
March 27     8
March 28    10
March 29    12
March 30    17
March 31    37 ½
April 1        18
April 2        15 ½
April 3        40
April 4        19
April 5        12
April 6 Easter    19
April 8        15
April 10      16
April 12      14
April 13      11
April 14      12 ½
April 15      14 ½
April 16      24
April 16      16
April 17      20
April 18      17

Notes:  1 jar = 3 pounds
syrup is 11 pounds to the gallon

So number of jars x 3 = total pounds of syrup.  Divide by 11 to get gallons of syrup

112 gal total

1946: Season 29

March 13, 1946 1st Cooking

Bottled
March 13    15 jars
March 14     14 jars
March 14 10 jars
March 15     24 jars
March 17     20 jars
March 18     12 jars
March 19     18 jars
March 20       6 jars
March 21     27 jars
March 22     8 ½ jars
March 23     25 ½ jars
March 24       9 jars
March 25      13 jars
March 26      10 jars
March 27      21 jars
March 28      19 jars
March 29      12 jars
March 30      15 jars
———————–
Total 304 jars

Notes: 1 jar = 3 pounds

Syrup is 11 pounds to the gallon
So number of jars x 3 = total pounds of syrup. Divide by 11 to get gallons of syrup.

Total 83 gallons of finished syrup

Syrup sold for $1.25/jar.

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