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Keywords: Logging

Historical Items

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Item 13349

Hatfield's Logging Camp

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1889-12-01 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

Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Logging on Kennebec River

I became interested in the Kennebec River log drive when my grandfather would tell me stories. He remembers watching the logs flow down the river from his home in Fairfield, a small town along the Kennebec River.

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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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Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

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

Site Pages

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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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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

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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

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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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.