Keywords: Elm Street
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Title: Elm Street, Topsham, 1887
Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society
Media: Print, Photograph
Contributed by: Skowhegan History House
Date: circa 1940
Media: Black & White print
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Address: 83 Elm Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Harry Rakofsky
Address: 55 Elm Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Charles L Brackett
Use: Dwelling - Two family
Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.
Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.