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A 1908 postcard showing a boom chain stretched across the Piscataquis River from Boom Island to the shore on each side. A few logs have started to collect. The Guilford High School is visible on the left and the Elm Street Methodist Church is on the right. The Scales building is in the middle of the photofraph. The postcard is postmarked July 10, 1909 with a 1 cent Franklin postage stamp.
About This Item
- Title: Boom Chain, Guilford, 1908
- Creation Date: 1908
- Subject Date: 1908
- Location: Guilford, Piscataquis County, ME
- Media: Postcard
- Local Code: 1000-34
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Booms (Log transportation)--Maine--Guilford
- Piscataquis River (Me.)
- Logs transportation--Maine--Guilford
- Lumber industry--Maine--Guilford
- Log driving--Maine--Guilford
For more information about this item, contact:Guilford Historical Society
PO Box 893, Guilford, ME 04443
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