Lumber boom on the Penobscot River at Bangor, ca. 1905

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Postcard image of a log boom (a grouping of logs pending milling) on the Penobscot River at Bangor looking northbound with Bangor to the west and Brewer to the east. The boom is adjacent to present day outer State Street near the intersection with present day Hogan Road.

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  • Title: Lumber boom on the Penobscot River at Bangor, ca. 1905
  • Creator: The Metropolitan News Co. Boston, MA and Germany
  • Creation Date: circa 1905
  • Subject Date: circa 1905
  • Location: Bangor, Penobscot County, ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 9.0 cm x 13.9 cm
  • Collection: Lumber Industry Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Bangor Public Library
145 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 947-8336

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