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Item 13349

Hatfield's Logging Camp

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1989-12-01

Media: Photographic print

Item 13340

Aroostook County Logging Camp

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photographic print

Item 101044

Logging operations at Lake Pennesseewassee, Norway, 1939

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston

Date: 1939

Location: Norway

Media: Photographic print

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Steamboats

Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

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Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

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Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Hallowell Steam & Boom Company, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Historic Hallowell - Logging

The lombard log hauler would carry forty thousand logs to one hundred thousand logs. It had a ski in the front for snow, two tracks in the back for…

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Skowhegan Community History - Kennebec River Log Drive

The logs sometimes got caught up on rocks, stopping the ones behind or even forcing them under. The loggers used poles, booms and even dynamite to…

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Logging truck, Lincoln, ca. 1930

Lincoln, Maine - Logging truck, Lincoln, ca. 1930

Logging truck, Lincoln, ca. 1930 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description These trucks would come across the frozen lake from…

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

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It was like a family in the mill

by Arnold R. Couture


I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician

Story

Apple Time - a vist to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


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