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Historical Items

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Item 30858

Aftermath of Hardwood Products Fire, Guilford, 1958

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: 1958 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 100999

Hardwood logs unloaded on ice, Lovewell Pond, 1938

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston Date: 1938 Location: Fryeburg Media: Photographic print

Item 79235

US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: 1930 Location: Princeton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

… coat and hat, produced long and short lumber, hardwood flooring, lathe and turning-mill square stock, with corn boxes and salt boxes taking a good…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… coat and hat, produced long and short lumber, hardwood flooring, lathe and turning-mill square stock, with corn boxes and salt boxes taking a good…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Building Boom and Piers above the Falls

I think I can buy hardwood logs if wish to so that as to timber we can be supplied. As to the filling, it seems to me that as there is a large amount…

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down