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Historical Items Showing 3 of 25 View All

Item 75146

Pulp wood moving from pond to wood pile, Brewer, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine

Date: circa 1950

Location: Brewer

Media: Photographic print

Item 66971

Hollingsworth & Whitney log piling process, Winslow, 1936

Contributed by: Winslow Historical Preservation Committee

Date: 1936

Location: Winslow

Media: Photographic print

Item 8199

William Allen on Log Pile

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Media: Photographic print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 6 View All

Exhibit

Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Exhibit

Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

Exhibit

Steamboats "Rebecca" and "Fairy of the Lake," Moosehead Lake, ca. 1890

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 Showing 3 of 13 View All

Site Page

Wood pile, 130 Center St., Bangor, ca. 1864

John Martin: Expert Observer - Wood pile, 130 Center St., Bangor, ca. 1864

Wood pile, 130 Center St., Bangor, ca. 1864 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin…

Site Page

Construction alongside iron bridge, Strong, 1965

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

This bridge would be supported on two concrete piers set in the riverbed and abutments set well into the riverbanks on driven steel pilings.

Site Page

Construction alongside iron bridge, Strong, 1965

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

This bridge would be supported on two concrete piers set in the riverbed and abutments set well into the riverbanks on driven steel pilings.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

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.

Story

Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan


Stories of growing up Downeast

Story

The only letter to survive World War II

by Cyrene Slegona


Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.