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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Media: Lantern slide
Contributed by: Skowhegan History House
Date: circa 1920
Media: Photographic print
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Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.
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.
John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.
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The different fish in Porter Lake are the landlocked salmon and lake trout, brook trout, rainbow smelt, smallmouth bass, white perch, yellow perch…
The Gardner Lake Tragedy The fifth graders observations “One day in 1936 school children went to spend the end of the year by going on a boat at…
The Gardner Lake Tragedy Miriam Kelley as a young woman X Images from the family of Miriam Kelley Doherty Research and text by Seth Doherty…
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All
by Phil Tedrick
A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman
by Nicolette B. Meister
How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.
by David Chessey
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR