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Keywords: Bangor Logging

Historical Items

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Item 40162

Flood, Bangor, 1902

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1902-03-20 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 43300

Train station and waterfront, Bangor flood, 1902

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1902-03-20 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 99451

Bangor lumber mill workers, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Bangor Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Exhibit

One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Lumber Capital of the World

From there, the river drivers guided the logs to Bangor and boom operators sorted the logs. Finally, the lumberman sawed the logs into lumber for…

Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - The Great Bangor Floods: 1902 and 1976

Cohen School Images from Bangor Public Library, Bangor Daily News and Bangor Historical Society The Penobscot River has brought wealth and prosperity…

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 3 of 4

… the letter, a corduroy road--a road of parallel logs packed with sand and laid over a swampy area--was being constructed near White Oaks.

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life