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Historical Items

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Item 103712

Two log drivers, Bangor, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Bangor Media: Tintype

Item 103713

Two log drivers, Bangor, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Bangor Media: Tintype

Item 103714

Two log drivers, Bangor, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Bangor Media: Tintype

Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Logging on Kennebec River

I became interested in the Kennebec River log drive when my grandfather would tell me stories. He remembers watching the logs flow down the river from his home in Fairfield, a small town along the Kennebec River.

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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.

Exhibit

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

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

Site Pages

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

The driver is Art Morgan and the helper by the back is Frank Sigue. The buildings in the background are at the location of the former Lake Mall area.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Virgil Starbird, left, smiles beside this load of logs brought to the sawmill by his driver, Andy Pratt.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Virgil Starbird, left, smiles beside this load of logs brought to the sawmill by his driver, Andy Pratt.