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Pejepscot Dam, Topsham, from abutment, 1896

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Pejepscot Dam, Topsham, from abutment, 1896

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The Pejepscot Dam is seen from the abutment at the southwest corner of the paper mill in a photo taken November 7, 1896. The water elevation above the dam was 68'2" -- 4'2" on crest and the elevation of the water below the dam was 47'9" -- 1.9" on apron. The total head and fall was 20'5". The dam is on the Androscoggin River.

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  • Title: Pejepscot Dam, Topsham, from abutment, 1896
  • Creation Date: 1896-11-07
  • Subject Date: 1896-11-07
  • Town: Topsham
  • County: Sagadahoc
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions (cm): 18 x 25
  • Local Code: Photographs--OS--Box 9; 1991.81.9
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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