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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Lumber Capital of the World

Finally, the lumberman sawed the logs into lumber for shipment. Companies from around the world came to Bangor for the huge amount of revenue waiting…

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Skowhegan Community History - Kennebec River Log Drive

Booms were large logs attached together by a chain. The booms circled the logs, not letting them escape.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Stockholm, Maine

Other people just skied for fun. Stockholm-Boom and Bust The population in Stockholm had climbed from 715 to 1,300 in just 15 years.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… Contributed byLubec Memorial Library The booming economy brought by the sardine industry resulted in more tax revenue for the town.