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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - -Across the Sea- a history through transportation

-Across the Sea- a history through transportation Text by Kate Webber Images from the Swan's Island Historical Society Four men line fishing…

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Lincoln, Maine - Communication & Transportation

Communication & Transportation Use the menu at left to browse various pieces completed by 7th and 8th grade social-studies students at Mattanawcook…

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

… byBangor Public Library The Decline of Lumber The lumbering industry of Bangor started to take a decline in the late 1800s.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Starbirds Stacked long lumber, Starbird Lumber Co., Strong, ca. 1957 Item 69116 infoStrong Historical Society Long lumber of all dimensions…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Stacked long lumber, Starbird Lumber Co., Strong, ca. 1957 Item 69116 infoStrong Historical Society Long lumber of all…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

1955 Item 69114 infoStrong Historical Society Saw operator, Charles E. Chick, runs a log through the main saw at Starbird Lumber Co.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

1955 Item 69114 infoStrong Historical Society Saw operator, Charles E. Chick, runs a log through the main saw at Starbird Lumber Co.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Starbirds Log load arrives at Starbird Lumber Co., Strong, ca. 1955 Item 69113 infoStrong Historical Society C.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Log load arrives at Starbird Lumber Co., Strong, ca. 1955 Item 69113 infoStrong Historical Society C.

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Lincoln, Maine - Mills & Paper Industry - Page 1 of 2

In order to take lumber from both mills down the river, they had to be assembled into rafts. Ten rafts were hooked together with one man on each end…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

… and his wife, Mary Jane Gilkey, operated a lumber mill at Starbird Corner in Freeman from 1870 until 1887 when they sold the business to their son…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… and his wife, Mary Jane Gilkey, operated a lumber mill at Starbird Corner in Freeman from 1870 until 1887 when they sold the business to their son…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

The dam was built, the mill was built and lumber produced here went into the construction of what was to become the Village.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

… in vest, coat and hat, produced long and short lumber, hardwood flooring, lathe and turning-mill square stock, with corn boxes and salt boxes…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Merrill Lumber of Turner, enroute to Forster's toothpick mill with wooden shipping boxes, crashed through the deck of the wire suspension bridge over…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… in vest, coat and hat, produced long and short lumber, hardwood flooring, lathe and turning-mill square stock, with corn boxes and salt boxes…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Merrill Lumber of Turner, enroute to Forster's toothpick mill with wooden shipping boxes, crashed through the deck of the wire suspension bridge over…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Starbird lumber mill, the train of the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad follows the rails south toward the station.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Apopka, FL, where they continued to engage in the lumbering business. Front row, left-right: Percival L. (1866-1954), Austin C.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Lumber from this mill was used in most of the structures in the village. Hunter later built the adjacent building and operated a grist mill there.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Starbird Lumber Co. mill crew, Strong, ca. 1957 Item 69115 infoStrong Historical Society Members of the sawmill, planer mill…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Starbird lumber mill, the train of the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad follows the rails south toward the station.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Starbird lumber mill, the train of the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad follows the rails south toward the station.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… 67281 infoStrong Historical Society Starbird Lumber Co. sawed, planed and trimmed the "shook" (materials) to produce apple boxes in their box…