Canal workers, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Contributed by Lewiston Public Library

Description

Men dug canals for the mills and then had to maintain them. This image could have been maintenance on the canal. The original canals were dug largely by Irish immigrants.

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About This Item

  • Title: Canal workers, Lewiston, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Phototransparency
  • Dimensions: 2.25 cm x 3.5 cm
  • Collection: Gridley Barrows Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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