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Item 23080

Title: Logs awaiting the log drive, Ambajejus, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Ambajejus Boom House Museum

Date: circa 1950

Location: T1 R9 WELS

Media: Photograph

Item 26681

Title: Salmon Falls Dam, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Saco

Media: black and white photograph

Item 35509

Title: Log drive, Sheridan, ca. 1903

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library

Date: circa 1903

Location: Ashland

Media: Glass negative

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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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Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.