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Item 52176

Kennebec River, Skowhegan, 1918

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: 1918

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photographic print

Item 6406

Kennebec River, South Gardiner, ca. 1883

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1883

Location: South Gardiner

Media: Ink on paper

Item 9260

Map of ice houses along the Kennebec River, 1891

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1891

Media: Ink on paper

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Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.


Loading ice, Presque Isle Stream, 1946

Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.


Draper's claim northeast of Bath, 1795

Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.

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Wire Mill, Hallowell, ca. 1880

Historic Hallowell - Kennebec Wire Company

Kennebec Wire Company Wire Mill, Hallowell, ca. 1880Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Out of the many industries along the Bombahook and…

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Captain Lyman W. Lyons, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Historic Hallowell - Commerce on the Kennebec

… Free Library Hallowell’s Commerce on the Kennebec includes treacherous logging on the Kennebec, shipbuilding in Hallowell, very famous Hallowell…

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Eastern Steamship Company Wharf, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Historic Hallowell - Seaport on the Kennebec

1890Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library In A Maritime History of Bath and the Kennebec River Region, William Avery Baker pointed out that ...