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Keywords: Lumber camps

Historical Items

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Item 13586

Crandall's Lumber Camp, Millinocket, 1889

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1889-12-29 Location: Millinocket Media: Photographic print

Item 135680

Don't drink the vanilla, Lumber camp, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Media: photographic print

Item 8435

Lumber business, early days of B.A.R., ca. 1893

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: circa 1893 Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

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


Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.


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.

Site Pages

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Norcross Heritage Trust

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Huge shell middens have been found along the shores where natives camped for hundreds of years. After their initial scare by Captain Church's men…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Red-E-Bilt Camps were constructed in the carpenter shop at Starbird Lumber Company in the late 1950s through the 1970s.

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life


My career as a wildlife biologist
by Ron Joseph

Rural Maine provided the foundation of a rewarding career as a wildlife biologist.