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Item 17360

Loading Pulpwood, Portage, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1970

Location: Portage

Media: Photographic print

Item 101042

Sleds of pulpwood, Magalloway Township, 1939

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston

Date: 1939

Location: Magalloway Township

Media: Photographic print

Item 100975

Tractor hauling pulpwood, Magalloway Township, 1939

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston

Date: 1939

Location: Magalloway Township

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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Letter from POW camp, 1944

Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 

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Winter wood supply at Billy Smith's mill, Strong, ca. 1910

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Smith. He produced not only lumber but also wood-turnings. Pulpwood for turnings was amassed on the bank across the road.

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Log Pile and Worker-Fred Howard

Patten Lumbermen's Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch"

… being replaced by the easier to manage four-foot pulpwood logs, which were floated downstream all summer long.