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Keywords: Log buildings

Historical Items

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Item 66971

Hollingsworth & Whitney log piling process, Winslow, 1936

Contributed by: Winslow Historical Preservation Committee Date: 1936 Location: Winslow Media: Photographic print

Item 11888

Log house, Ganneston Park, Augusta, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Augusta Media: Postcard

Item 101128

Sportsmen's Camp, Rainbow Lake, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust Date: circa 1900 Location: Rainbow Township Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

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.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Logging

The lombard log hauler would carry forty thousand logs to one hundred thousand logs. It had a ski in the front for snow, two tracks in the back for…

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Lincoln, Maine - Logging truck, Lincoln, ca. 1930

Logging truck, Lincoln, ca. 1930 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description These trucks would come across the frozen lake from…

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Skowhegan Community History - Kennebec River Log Drive

The logs sometimes got caught up on rocks, stopping the ones behind or even forcing them under. The loggers used poles, booms and even dynamite to…

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.