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Keywords: Timber

Historical Items

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Item 101038

Rolling logs, Lovewell Pond, 1939

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston Date: 1939 Location: Fryeburg Media: Photographic print

Item 21141

Hand cranked timber bore, New Sweden, ca. 1880

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: New Sweden Media: Wood, steel

Item 100974

U.S. Forest Service log scaler, Bear Pond, 1939

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston Date: 1939 Location: Waterford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 96709

Verrill Street Lot 216, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sophia Drummond

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110465

Van Vleck site, Mount Desert, ca. 2004

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 2004 Location: Mount Desert Client: Van Vleck Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

Exhibit

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

Exhibit

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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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

… lumber of all dimensions was produced at Starbird Lumber Co. in Strong, including timbers, framing, finish, flooring, sheathing and siding.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… lumber of all dimensions was produced at Starbird Lumber Co. in Strong, including timbers, framing, finish, flooring, sheathing and siding.

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Historic Hallowell - In the Beginning - Raw Materials - Quarrying

… in Maine the resource first exploited was timber, processed into potash was for export to Britain's soap-making industry.

My Maine Stories

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Story

A first encounter with Bath and its wonderful history
by John Decker

Visiting the Maine Maritime Museum as part of a conference