Ice Harvesting was a big industry on the Kennebec River. Several million tons of ice could be harvested in a few weeks. In 1886 the Kennebec River topped the million ton on ice production.
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.
Industry at the Mouth of the Vaughan Stream Jake Allen, Ethan Ballew & Avery Page McClench Machine Shop, Hallowell, 1879Item Contributed…
Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description In the evening…