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Item 99450

Penobscot River lumber raft at Bangor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1905

Location: Bangor

Media: Postcard

Item 99451

Bangor lumber mill workers, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1905

Location: Bangor

Media: Custom Postcard

Item 99449

Lumber schooners on the Penobscot River at Bangor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1905

Location: Bangor

Media: Postcard

Tax Records Showing 3 of 36 View All

Item 86364

Lumber Storage, Hobsom Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harrison J Libby Heirs

Use: Lumber Storage

Item 86369

Lumber Storage, Hobson Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harrison J Libby Heirs

Use: Lumber Storage

Item 86854

Lumber Storage, Wrights Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dana Richardson

Use: Lumber Storage

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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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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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Forest Paper Co. workers, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

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View of the City of Bangor, 1837

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

… byBangor Public Library The Decline of Lumber The lumbering industry of Bangor started to take a decline in the late 1800s.

Site Page

Stacked long lumber, Starbird Lumber Co., Strong, ca. 1957

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Starbirds Stacked long lumber, Starbird Lumber Co., Strong, ca. 1957 Item 69116 infoStrong Historical Society Long lumber of all dimensions…

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Stacked long lumber, Starbird Lumber Co., Strong, ca. 1957

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Stacked long lumber, Starbird Lumber Co., Strong, ca. 1957 Item 69116 infoStrong Historical Society Long lumber of all…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 15 View All

Story

Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898

by Hugh J. Chisholm


Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.

Story

I feel like there will always be a need for Paper

by Patricia Richards


The Paper Industry is very important to people in the Jay, Livermore Falls, and Rumford areas.

Story

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