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Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

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Maine Historical Society

In 1896, a major flood struck towns along the Androscoggin and other rivers. Here, the Little Androscoggin River waters approach the front doors of businesses along Main Street in Mechanic Falls.

The J.A. Bucknam Building is the shorter of the brick buildings to the right.


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