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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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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 - 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 - Mt. Zircon Reservoir - Page 2 of 3

The crew constructed an approximately 100 ft. long bridge from the top of the dam to the gatehouse. The gatehouse was to be of a circular form with a…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 3 of 5

East Dixfield’s history has been long-forgotten by most until recent years with the addition of new people from a new generation who have shown a…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 2 of 5

… from all points of the town to hold a day-long gathering to vote on important elected positions of the town and to discuss the building of roads…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Fires in Rumford

However, in spite of all efforts, a long-burning fire occurred in 1919 and required extensive measures to extinguish.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 3 of 4

… it was announced that Oxford had entered into a long-term contract to supply the paper requirements for the National Geographic Magazine.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 2 of 4

… high speed coated paper machine, the 523 foot long No. 12 machine. Room also was required to house new super calenders.

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch"

Long Logs on the Kennebec X For nearly 100 years, massive log drives covered the river shore to shore, shooting downstream during the spring’s…

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

Unmarked logs were free for the taking. Bunk houses with adjoining cook and mess shacks were erected on rafts and anchored on the Chelsea side of the…