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Keywords: Nonesuch River

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Item 83

Engineer's cottage on the Nonesuch River, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 31237

Moses Banks Map, Scarborough, 1787

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1787 Location: Scarborough Media: Paper and ink

Item 28911

Mill wheel bearing, Saco, ca. 1840

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1840 Location: Saco Media: Wood

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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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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2

… and other yards were at Black Point on the Nonesuch River and the Libby River.(1) By the 1840s, a railroad drawbridge across the Scarborough River

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

… were located at Sweetsers, just south of the Nonesuch River; Oak Hill; Scottow, just before the marsh; Southgate, on the Portland end of Dow’s…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 4 of 4

… anchorage at Pine Point is where the Scarborough, Nonesuch and Libby Rivers converge and the departure point for many fishermen.