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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Spring freshet over Mill Stream dam, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 57626 infoStrong Historical Society This dam behind the mill…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 195-277

… current events and other topics, the destructive freshet of 1846, a trip to Ellsworth with his mother, business failures, property transactions…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Market Hall, Bangor, 1846

… on part of the foundation -- and lasted until the Freshet of March 1846. Martin drew the illustration of the three buildings and the shops they…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - First Penobscot Bridge, Bangor, ca. 1846

… on page 220 in a section he wrote about the Freshet of March 29, 1846, which destroyed the bridge.

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Historic Hallowell - Disasters - Natural and Man-made

… For Hallowell, adversity has come in many forms: freshets, fires, tornadoes and even train wrecks. Natural disasters have plagued Hallowell…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Agriculture

A freshet is described as a flash flood or flood resulting from a spring thaw. These freshets battered crops, homes and mills.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Railroad into the Village

If ice freshets do not disturb them, and fire and other forces leave them alone, the present railroad company and all concerned in the construction…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… has several unflinching accounts of reoccurring “freshets”. While the settlers toiled to establish homes, bridges and mills the Sandy River would…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

This bridge was swept away during the freshet of 1869. In a place considered a more accessible location a covered bridge was built and named Porter…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin's Journal

…   Part 4, pages 195-277 Millerites, 1846 freshet, business misfortunes, Quartet Club, steamboat excursion   Part 5, pages 278-361 Cholera…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of West New Portland

… doubtful if a wooden bridge would stand the freshets or even high water. Col. F. B. Morse who lived on the South road, came forward with the idea…

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Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

… Stream, within a few minutes, rose to higher than freshet proportions and gouged a great excavation out of the abutment of the bridge in the center…