Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 862
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1889-12-01 Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Media: Photographic print
Logging operations at Lake Pennesseewassee, Norway, 1939
Contributed by: National Archives at Boston Date: 1939 Location: Norway Media: Photographic print
Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 2 of 2
International Appalachian Trail Lean-To plan, 1994-2007
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1994–2007 Client: International Appalachian Trail Architect: Ward Cedar Log Homes
Log Dam for Fish Pond for Weston Davis, Lewiston, 1905
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1905 Location: Lewiston Client: Weston Davis Architect: Coombs and Gibbs Architects
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 42
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.
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.
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 PagesView All Showing 2 of 128
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…
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…
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…
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 8
It was like a family in the mill
by Arnold R. Couture
I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician
My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine
by Donna Cassese
I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.
by Doug Hitchcox, Staff Naturalist at Maine Audubon
The Ivory-billed Woodpecker in the Portland Society of Natural History Collections