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Canal workers, Lewiston, ca. 1880

Contributed by Lewiston Public Library

The canal system provided power to the mills in Lewiston.

These workers may have been performing maintenance to the canals, which were originally dug largely by Irish immigrants.

Other Information


  • Title: Canal workers, Lewiston, ca. 1880
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: phototransparency
  • Dimensions (cm): 2.25 x 3.5
  • Collection: Gridley Barrows Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Lewiston Public Library
200 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 513-3004
http://www.lplonline.org

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