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Historical Items

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Item 10185

Hauling Logs, St. Agatha, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Saint Agatha Media: Photographic print

Item 10184

Horses and sled hauling logs, St. Agatha, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Saint Agatha Media: Photographic print

Item 33784

Saw Logs Over the Dam, Guilford, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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

Story

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.