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Kennebec viewed from Ferry Hill, Chelsea, ca. 1895

Contributed by Frank Trask through Hubbard Free Library

Kennebec viewed from Ferry Hill, Chelsea, ca. 1895

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Ferry Hill in Chelsea rises high above the Kennebec River. Booms and logs managed by the Hallowell Steam and Boom Company occupied the Chelsea side of the river. Logs were sorted by owner's brands and then towed to lumber mills in Gardiner. The State Insane Hospital and Augusta Armory can be seen in the upper right.

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  • Title: Kennebec viewed from Ferry Hill, Chelsea, ca. 1895
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Local Name: Ferry Hill
  • Town: Chelsea
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 12 cm
  • Local Code: CP002020
  • Object Type: Image

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Hubbard Free Library
115 Second Street, Hallowell, ME 04347
(207) 622-6882
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