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Item 23068

Bateaux, Ambajejus, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Ambajejus Boom House Museum

Date: circa 1950

Location: T1 R9 WELS

Media: Photographic print

Item 30974

Annual River Drive, Guilford, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society

Date: circa 1940

Location: Guilford

Media: Photographic print

Item 8364

Bateau at Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Location: Patten

Media: Photo negative

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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 

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Brigadier General Benedict Arnold

Skowhegan Community History - Benedict Arnold's March

… "made by the devil for the torturing of racked bateaux." The bateaux had to make it past a triple whirlpool before they got to the falls, smashing…

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Skowhegan Community History - Early Settlement in Skowhegan

… Arnold came up the river with many troops and bateaux and crossed the island. Joseph helped them carry boats and objects to the other side.

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Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

… only two weeks prior to the journey and the bateaux constructed from this wood were leaking and extremely heavy to maneuver.