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Historic Hallowell - Logging

The lombard log hauler would carry forty thousand logs to one hundred thousand logs. It had a ski in the front for snow, two tracks in the back for…

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Skowhegan Community History - Kennebec River Log Drive

The logs sometimes got caught up on rocks, stopping the ones behind or even forcing them under. The loggers used poles, booms and even dynamite to…

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

Logging truck, Lincoln, ca. 1930 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description These trucks would come across the frozen lake from…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Building Boom and Piers above the Falls

I have heard of some Hemlock logs that are offered for sale also. I think I can buy hardwood logs if wish to so that as to timber we can be supplied.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Byron

Vivian Richards Logging, Byron, ca. 1900Item Contributed byByron Historical Society Byron is a small town located in the northeast corner of Oxford…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 4 of 5

… invaluable to the wood industry sporting many a “log drive” in its heyday. Soon Mr. Graves built a tannery, called by the villagers the “bark…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… and its tributaries roiled with a winter’s logs? Each of the 12 towns in the Western Foothills School District (RSU 10) has its own history and…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Leonard Trask, the Wonderful Invalid

… farmer and needed to return to the hard labor of logging. The next winter he went with a crew of men to work at a location twelve miles into the…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 1 of 4

… Area Historical Society Jonathan Keyes Log Cabin, Rumford CornerItem Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society The Town of…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Ridlonville

Ridlonville View of Main Street Ridlonville from Day Hill, 1908Item Contributed byMexico Historical Society Text by Irene Hutchinson Images…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Continental Paper Bag Company

Continental Paper Bag Company By: Dave Gawtry & Nghia Ha Images provided by Rumford Area Historical Society The Continental Paper Bag Company…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Welcome to the Western Foothills

Welcome to the Western Foothills X Western Maine's beauty can be found in its mountains, rivers, scenery, and especially its people.