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Item 18606

Modern Woodsmen, Standish

Contributed by: An individual through Steep Falls Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Standish

Media: Photographic print

Item 8439

Woodsmen & horses

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Media: Photographic print

Item 97125

Workers, woodsmen, guides, Norcross, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust

Date: circa 1900

Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3

Media: Photographic print

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Exhibit

Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

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

Exhibit

Arbor Day, St. Agatha, 1923

A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

Exhibit

Immigrant workers at Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Site Page

Workers, woodsmen, guides, Norcross, ca. 1900

Norcross Heritage Trust

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

Site Page

Log Pile and Worker-Fred Howard

Patten Lumbermen's Museum

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Site Page

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River - Resources

Print. Zelz, Abigail Ewing and Marilyn Zoidis. Woodsmen and Whigs: Historic Images of Bangor, Maine. Virginia Beach, VA: The Donning Company, 1991.