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

From there, the river drivers guided the logs to Bangor and boom operators sorted the logs. Finally, the lumberman sawed the logs into lumber for…

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Historic Hallowell - Sweat on the Kennebec ~ Hallowell Steam and Boom Company

Steam and Boom Company, Log Driver's Shack, Hallowell, ca.1890Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Raftsmen often in red shirts, stood on little…

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Historic Hallowell - Earning Our Keep

… Our Keep Hallowell Boom and Steam Co., Log Drivers, Hallowell, ca. 1890Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library How do you earn your daily…

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Lincoln, Maine - Ariel G. Edwards, WW II soldier, Lincoln, 1943

He was both a mail clerk and truck driver during his service. He was discharged September 15, 1945. View additional information about this item on…

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Lincoln, Maine - Logging truck, Lincoln, ca. 1930

The driver is Art Morgan and the helper by the back is Frank Sigue. The buildings in the background are at the location of the former Lake Mall area.

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Historic Hallowell - City Marshals

… four thefts of personal property, one fast driver, one malicious mischief, one breaking and digging in street, and one disturbing public meeting …

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Virgil Starbird, left, smiles beside this load of logs brought to the sawmill by his driver, Andy Pratt.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Virgil Starbird, left, smiles beside this load of logs brought to the sawmill by his driver, Andy Pratt.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Rural Free Delivery Driver, Strong, ca. 1915 Item 69477 infoStrong Historical Society Rural free delivery service began in the…

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

Will Brown was one of the first drivers of a Model T in the area. He bought his first Model T in 1904.

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Lincoln, Maine - Weatherbee Hardware

… a place to buy hammers, nails, bolts, and screw drivers so they could build the buildings that make our town what it is today. E.A.

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Ambajejus Boom House

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