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Item 8313

Loggers in Maine woods

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photographic print

Item 8428

Loggers, Maine woods

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photographic print

Item 8526

Loggers, Maine woods

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Media: Photographic print

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Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

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

Exhibit

US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Exhibit

Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Kennebec River Log Drive

The loggers then started storing logs for spring. During that time they played anything from football to whiffle ball.

Site Page

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Commerce on the Kennebec Citations

Wilson. 27 Apr. 2011. Pick, Jimmy T. Wesco’s logger boots. 7 Apr. 2010. http://the1939clothier.blogspot.com. 9 Apr.

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Hallowell Steam & Boom Company, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Historic Hallowell - Logging

The shoes that loggers wore had spikes on them to keep them balanced on the logs. Also, loggers used an axe called the double bit axe that was very…