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