The Annapolis Valley was the World's Largest Exporter of Apples until September 1939, and in most years shipped more than a million barrels. Those barrels had to be made from scratch, which implies an army of coopers, woodcutters, haulers, etc. I imagine that these two are coopers:
Ox whips and hair genes
My tale for this one involves a load of barrel lumber brought to the Valley from the interior of Nova Scotia, and the opportunity presented itself to have a picture taken...
Two honest fisher-lads, absolutely Lunenburg visages: