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Historical Items

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Item 23081

Long log pine drive, Ambajejus, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Ambajejus Boom House Museum Date: circa 1950 Location: T1 R9 WELS Media: Photographic print

Item 13883

Hauling logs on a bobsled, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum) Date: circa 1895 Media: Photographic print

Item 23082

Pine log drive on Machias River, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Ambajejus Boom House Museum Date: circa 1950 Media: Photographic print

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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Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

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

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Logging

The lombard log hauler would carry forty thousand logs to one hundred thousand logs. It had a ski in the front for snow, two tracks in the back for…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Byron

Vivian Richards Logging, Byron, ca. 1900Item Contributed byByron Historical Society Byron is a small town located in the northeast corner of Oxford…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… and its tributaries roiled with a winter’s logs? Each of the 12 towns in the Western Foothills School District (RSU 10) has its own history and…

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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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.