Contributed by Norcross Heritage Trust
The first large steamboat Great Northern Paper Company used was a side-wheel model named F.W. Ayer. It navigated the Lower West Branch Lakes.
One of the steamer's duties was to tow booms of pulp wood, as it was doing near the foot of Pemadumcook Lake.
About This Item
- Title: Paddlewheel steamer "F.W. Ayer" towing boom, Pemadumcook Lake, ca. 1920
- Creation Date: circa 1920
- Subject Date: circa 1920
- Location: T1 R9 WELS, Piscataquis County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 10 cm x 12.5 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Bodies of water--Maine--East Millinocket
- Great Northern Paper Company
- Lumber industry--Maine--East Millinocket
- Millinocket (Me. : Town)
- Steamboats--Maine--East Millinocket
For more information about this item, contact:Norcross Heritage Trust
80 Lyme Rd., Apt 353, Hanover, NH 03755
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