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Contributed by: An individual through Maine Historical Society
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Strong Historical Society
Date: circa 1910
Media: Glass Negative
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.
A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."
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Firewood is not often thought of as a wood product, but many a young entrepreneur earned spending money by cutting and delivering firewood to…
Generously shared firewood and nourishment kept families warm and fed while the storm steered them forcefully away from normal routines. Waiting...
… scarcities of land, hay, fish, lumber, timber and firewood in Southern New England’s old towns." A better life beckoned in the District of Maine…
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