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This dam behind the mill operated by William I. Smith (1867-1934) provided a pond to float logs to the chain which pulled them into the mill to be sawn. The spillway also served as a source of waterpower for the mill.
In the spring the rapid snow and ice melt caused the frigid water to course over the dam.
About This Item
- Title: Spring freshet over Mill Stream dam, Strong, ca. 1910
- Creator: Richardson, Charles Burton
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Town: Strong
- County: Franklin
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Local Code: ED.01.140.111
- Collection: C. B. Richardson Collection
- Object Type: Image
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