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Item 7895

Ripogenus Dam, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: T3 R11 WELS

Media: Photoprint

Item 8977

North Channel Dam, Skowhegan, ca. 1902.

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: 1902

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photographic print

Item 9046

Skowhegan Dam, from North Channel Bridge

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1905

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photographic print

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Pejepscot dam structure, Topsham, 1893

Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.