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Historical Items

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Item 99444

Lumber boom on the Penobscot River at Bangor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Bangor Media: Postcard

Item 99450

Penobscot River lumber raft at Bangor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Bangor Media: Postcard

Item 16123

Mattawamkeag Lumber Company, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Mattawamkeag Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

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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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

Site Pages

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Ambajejus Boom House

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 1 of 3

A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) Letter to Captain Nathaniel Goodwin of Biddeford, 1818McArthur Public Library After the Revolution was…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 3 of 3

A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) Lt. John R. Andrews, Biddeford, ca. 1861McArthur Public Library CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT…

My Maine Stories

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Working at International Paper and being part of the community
by Gary Desjardens

Working for International Paper and volunteering for the Special Olympics of America