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Ice Breaking, Lewiston Canal, ca. 1900

Ice Breaking, Lewiston Canal, ca. 1900

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This photograph shows mill workers breaking the ice in the Lewiston Canal. In order to keep Lewiston's mills working throughout the winter months it was necessary to stop them freezing up completely, which sometimes meant meant breaking up the ice by hand.

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