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Historical Items

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Item 23232

Log hauling, Island Falls, 1896

Contributed by: Island Falls Historical Society Date: 1896-01-24 Location: Island Falls Media: Photographic print

Item 10184

Horses and sled hauling logs, St. Agatha, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Saint Agatha Media: Photographic print

Item 10185

Hauling Logs, St. Agatha, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Saint Agatha Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

I then hauled my load up to the road that leads to Sewall Ayers. There I was met by Ayers with 2 yoke of steers and by Whitman with 2 yoke more, they…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Fires in Rumford

… brought the firemen, their teams of horses to haul the equipment, and the hoses from both Rumford and the adjoining town of Mexico.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

Sometimes the trains used two engines to haul a big load of wood. Coal was also hauled into Franklin County by train.

My Maine Stories

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Story

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.