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

Bangor Lumber Company lumbermen, ca. 1910Item Contributed byBangor Public Library The Decline of Lumber The lumbering industry of Bangor started to…

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Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 1 of 2

Bucksport and Bangor Bar Harbor train leaving Bangor, ca. 1900Item Contributed byBangor Public Library This was a short line chartered March 1…

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Life on a Tidal River - Exhibits

The ninth exhibit, Bangor: Lumber Capital of the World, was created during the 2013-2014 school year.

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

Lumber along waterfront, Bangor, ca. 1860Item Contributed byBangor Historical Society The settlement of a long-standing boundary dispute between the…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Arvida Hayford, Bangor, ca. 1867

He wrote of Hayford, "The gentleman below has been noted as the hero of profligacy in Bangor for 25 years.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Gorham L. Boynton, Bangor, ca. 1867

… an illustration of Gorham L. Boynton, a Bangor lumber merchant, whom he described as "among a class of risky and reckless men." Martin, who wrote…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Dr. George W. Ladd, Bangor, ca. 1866

He also was a Democrat and Greenback Party member of Congress from 1879-1883. Here he appears as drawn by John Martin, a Bangor accountant and…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin's Journal

… emerging economic giant, made crucial to Maine's lumber and shipping economy by its location on the Penobscot River.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 139-194

… his foray into cutting cord wood, picking up lumber and other material along the Penobscot River, a clam voyage to Cape Jellerson, saving a man at…

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Lincoln, Maine - The Stanislaus Family

… there is lots of wildlife for food and skins, lumber for building, and the Penobscot River for transportation.

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Lincoln, Maine - Railroads

… was for passengers, the other for transporting lumber to the mill. Once, when a house caught fire in Lincoln, the train was used to transport a…

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Norcross Heritage Trust

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Lincoln, Maine - Post Office

The mail route was established from Bangor. It went from Bangor to Birch Stream Settlement (Argyle), Kelmarnock (Medford), Maxfield, Lincoln, Sebois…

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Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

Passengers traveling south from Vanceboro or north from Bangor were halted at Lincoln and transported the rest of the way by bus and taxi.

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Theater

… theater anymore and everyone has to drive to Bangor to go to one. We also get affected because of the gas money when we want to go see one.

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Lincoln, Maine - W.A. Brown: Jack of all trades

"Will Brown in 50th Year in Business on Main Street." Bangor Daily News (Bangor, Maine) 1954, Lincoln Historical Society ed.: 285-86.

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Lincoln, Maine - Newspapers

The Lincoln News was printed in Bangor, then shipped to Lincoln. Some of the stories took place in Mattanawcook.

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Lincoln, Maine - Telegraphs & Telephones

Taylor, a supervisor from the Bangor office, was sent to Lincoln to help instruct people on how to operate the new switchboard.

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Lincoln, Maine - Gary Gordon

… Honors 2 Soldiers for Bravery in Somalia." Bangor Daily News (Bangor) 5 April 2010. "Gary Gordon." Web. Editorial. 23 May 1994.

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Lincoln, Maine - Ferries

5-6. Print. Bangor Daily News. "Last Days of North Lincoln Ferry. Picturesque River Service to End When Bridge Spans Penobscot River.” Bangor, ME.

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Lincoln, Maine - Carney's Store

Then they didn’t always need to go to Bangor or to WalMart to shop for clothes. Also, Carney’s store had a variety of clothing and shoes, even…

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Lincoln, Maine - Gordon's Fox Farms

Bangor Daily News (Bangor): 27-28. Print. "One Thousand Attend Annual Chapman Picnic." The Sun Journal (Lewiston) 12 Sept. 1924: 34. Web.

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Lincoln, Maine - Thomas G. Libby

… “Imagine my surprise and wonderment on reaching Bangor to behold such a large city with its vast fleet of vessels, steamers and cars, everything…

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Historical Society - Page 2 of 2

A few years later, she took a position at the Bangor Public Library. Due to ill health, Mary returned to Lincoln and pursued her devotion to local…