Keywords: Bangor Lumbering
Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.
Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.
Bangor Lumber Company lumbermen, ca. 1910Item Contributed byBangor Public Library The Decline of Lumber The lumbering industry of Bangor started to…
Bucksport and Bangor Bar Harbor train leaving Bangor, ca. 1900Item Contributed byBangor Public Library This was a short line chartered March 1…