Horses pulling log sled, ca. 1890

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Horses pulling log sled, ca. 1890

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Before the introduction of pulp and paper mills into the upper Androscoggin valley, Bethel farmers found winter employment working in logging camps.

Long logs, sawn into lumber, were quickly shipped out to urban markets via the Grand Trunk Railway in Bethel.

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  • Title: Horses pulling log sled, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 11.7 cm x 16.9 cm
  • Local Code: 1990.010.0008
  • Collection: Bethel area photographs - work scenes
  • Object Type: Image

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Bethel Historical Society
P. O. Box 12, Bethel, ME 04217-0012
(207) 824-2908

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