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Historical Items

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Item 33784

Saw Logs Over the Dam, Guilford, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 69114

A large log runs through the saw, Starbird Lumber Co., Strong, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Item 67447

Hollingsworth & Whitney Co. main office, Winslow, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Winslow Historical Preservation Committee Date: circa 1905 Location: Winslow Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Logging

The saw mill would make the logs in different shapes and sizes, so they could sell the logs to citizens who were in need of lumber.

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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…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 4 of 5

… invaluable to the wood industry sporting many a “log drive” in its heyday. Soon Mr. Graves built a tannery, called by the villagers the “bark…

My Maine Stories

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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

Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.