Daicey Dam on the Wissataquoik

Contributed by Patten Lumbermen's Museum


Daicey Dam on the Wissataquoik in a photo taken after the fire of 1884. Logs turned adrift from a landing soon piled up on shore. These logs are known as "rear.

Picking off the rear was 90 percent of the work of the river driver.

The river also is known as the Wassataquoik.

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  • Title: Daicey Dam on the Wissataquoik
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Local Name: Wassataquoik
  • County: Penobscot, Piscataquis
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Neg. No. 493A
  • Object Type: Image

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Patten Lumbermen's Museum
P.O. Box 300, Patten, ME 04765
(207) 528-2650

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