In 1964, the Alaskan king crab industry was just taking off. Monsters like this guy were not rare. Working the cannery line was miserable, and made for a long, long day. But the industry brought work to Alaska’s remote coastal towns. In the early days, catches of up to 3,000 king crabs a day were not uncommon, with individual crabs weight 8-10 pounds each.
Somebody pass the garlic butter.