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Item 9691

Great Falls of the Androscoggin River, Lewiston, ca. 1975

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1975

Location: Lewiston

Media: Phototransparency

Item 98599

Androscoggin River, Dixfield, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Dixfield

Media: Postcard

Item 6558

North Bridge over the Androscoggin River, Lewiston

Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 15 View All

Exhibit

Brunswick-Topsham pedestrian bridge, ca. 1920

The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Exhibit

Pejepscot dam structure, Topsham, 1893

Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Exhibit

Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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Site Page

Muskie swearing in, Washington, D.C., 1980

Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Knickerbocker Express, ca. 1938

Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 1 of 2

This connected with the Androscoggin and Kennebec that went from Danville Junction to Waterville. A rail way was now open for the first time from…

Site Page

Welcome to Mexico sign, ca. 2008

Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 1 of 3

In 1798 a road to the Swift River along the Androscoggin River was built and called Rumford Road, now River Road.

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898

by Hugh J. Chisholm


Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.

Story

It was like a family in the mill

by Arnold R. Couture


I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician