Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society
The dam across the Prestile (Presque Isle) Stream provided meager electricity to residents in the early years of Presque Isle as well as providing a means to bring lumber to the mill located at the sight. Presque Isle founder, Dennis Fairbanks, owned the original mill here and had a wooden bridge built to cross the stream. In 1907, Arthur Gould provided seed money to replace the wooden bridge with a concrete one. The bridge can be seen in the background.
About This Item
- Title: Dam across Prestile Stream, Presque Isle, 1910
- Creation Date: 1910
- Subject Date: 1910
- Location: Presque Isle, Aroostook County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: PI20086
- Object Type: Image
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PO Box 285, Presque Isle, ME 04769
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