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Item 99452

Bangor Lumber Company lumbermen, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Bangor

Media: Postcard

Item 4200

River drivers, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photographic print

Item 17538

Lumbermen, Blanchard, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Media: Photographic print

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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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10 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Farm-yard Frames

Throughout New England, barns attached to houses are fairly common. Why were the buildings connected? What did farmers or families gain by doing this? The phenomenon was captured in the words of a children's song, "Big house, little house, back house, barn," (Thomas C. Hubka Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England, University Press of New England, 1984.)

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Scouts and guides with the Army of the Potomac

Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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Log Pile and Worker-Fred Howard

Patten Lumbermen's Museum

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Harvesting Potatoes by hand, Aroostook County, ca. 1900

Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 1 of 13

Farmers and lumbermen not only used potatoes for food, they learned how to extracted starch from them for their own use to stiffen cloth for fancy…

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Workers, woodsmen, guides, Norcross, ca. 1900

Norcross Heritage Trust

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