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The Pejepscot Dam is seen from the abutment at the southwest corner of the paper mill in a photo taken November 7, 1896. The water elevation above the dam was 68'2" -- 4'2" on crest and the elevation of the water below the dam was 47'9" -- 1.9" on apron. The total head and fall was 20'5". The dam is on the Androscoggin River.
About This Item
- Title: Pejepscot Dam, Topsham, from abutment, 1896
- Creation Date: 1896-11-07
- Subject Date: 1896-11-07
- Town: Topsham
- County: Sagadahoc
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 18 cm x 25 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--OS--Box 9
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Androscoggin River (Me.)--Photographs
- Dams--Androscoggin River
- Paper industry--Maine
- Pejepscot Paper Company (Me.)
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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