Contributed by Island Falls Historical Society
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Log booms were used to collect and inventory logs before directing the logs down the river in particular directions. The last log drive down the Mattawamgeak River was in 1920.
About This Item
- Title: Log boom, Island Falls, ca. 1895
- Creation Date: circa 1895
- Subject Date: circa 1895
- Town: Island Falls
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 15 cm x 24 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Booms (Log transportation)--Maine
- Log transportation--Maine
- Lumber industry--Maine--Island Falls
- Log driving--Maine
- Yarding (Logging)--Maine
- Mattawamkeag River (Me.)
For more information about this item, contact:Island Falls Historical Society
PO Box 204, Island Falls, ME 04747
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