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Item 9691

Great Falls of the Androscoggin River, Lewiston, ca. 1975

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1975

Location: Lewiston

Media: Phototransparency

Item 16351

Main Street of Lisbon Falls Burning, 1901

Contributed by: Lisbon Historical Society

Date: 1901-04-06

Location: Lisbon Falls

Media: Photographic print

Item 16356

The Lisbon Falls Area Before the Great Fire of 1901

Contributed by: Lisbon Historical Society

Date: circa 1901

Location: Lisbon Falls; Durham

Media: Photographic print

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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. 


Grand Falls Expedition party, Labrador, 1891

Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.


Forest Paper Co. workers, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

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.

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Sagadahock House, Bath, 1894

Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

Every couple of minutes a new wall would fall and scatter the firefighters. The granite wall, (part of the Granite Block) was there, although it was…

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Surry by the Bay - History of Surry

… the growth of log huts, the ring of the ax in the great forest, and the hum of life in the home of the hardy pioneer.

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Playhouse, Surry, 1946

Surry by the Bay - Broadway by the Bay

Just months before the start of the Great Depression, a group of actors, directors and producers from New York City pulled together a repertory…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 5 View All


There were years when it was fun to go to work at the paper mill

by Bruce Dyke

My 39 years working for International Paper was a great job for a guy like me.


Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.


Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast