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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 8315

Man with log pile

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 23080

Logs awaiting the log drive, Ambajejus, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Ambajejus Boom House Museum Date: circa 1950 Location: T1 R9 WELS Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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

A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

Exhibit

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Western Maine Foothills Region - Building Boom and Piers above the Falls

I have heard of some Hemlock logs that are offered for sale also. I think I can buy hardwood logs if wish to so that as to timber we can be supplied.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Fires in Rumford

The huge piles of pulpwood that were stored on the grounds of the International Paper Company and the Oxford Paper Company were constantly sprayed…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 3 of 5

… 12 yoke of oxen, with all the people they could pile on to it, and drove to Dixfield Village. Jonathan Waite was at the head of it when the cart…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

Story

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.