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Item 20571

Logging Camp, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photographic print

Item 34348

Piles of logs along the Saco River, circa 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Biddeford; Saco

Media: Postcard

Item 100443

Old headworks, Ambajejus Lake, 1870

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust

Date: circa 1870

Location: T1 R9 WELS

Media: Photographic print

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US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Preble House, Portland, ca. 1920

Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Workers, woodsmen, guides, Norcross, ca. 1900

Norcross Heritage Trust

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View of the City of Bangor, 1837

Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Lumber Capital of the World

Lumberjacks had spiked boots that made it so they wouldn’t slip on the logs, which was extremely important.

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Lincoln, Maine - Aroostook War

… (also known as the “Pork and Beans War” and the “Lumberjack War”), I would be nervous if I was a wife to one of the men that went to the war.