Boom pier construction, Rumford, 1893

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This image shows a crew building the boom pier on the Androscoggin River, above the upper dam in East Rumford.

Boom piers were constructed to separate logs that were being floated down a river to go to the different mills along the Androscoggin river.

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  • Title: Boom pier construction, Rumford, 1893
  • Creator: Rumford Falls Power Company
  • Creation Date: 1893
  • Subject Date: 1893
  • Location: Rumford, Oxford County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm
  • Collection: Rumford Falls Power Company Photographic Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
145 Congress Street, Rumford, ME 04276
(207) 364-2540

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