Keywords: Log buildings
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Contributed by: Winslow Historical Preservation Committee
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
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.
Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.
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.
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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…
Logging truck, Lincoln, ca. 1930 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description These trucks would come across the frozen lake from…
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…