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Historic Hallowell - Ice Harvesting on Cascade Pond ~ A Family Affair

You wanted solid, clean ice, you know, without snow. Ice Table frozen in place.Hubbard Free Library Cutting ice on Cascade Pond.Hubbard…

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Historic Hallowell - Shipping

Because the snow covered the roads, and in the spring, the car would ruin the road because of the mud. According to Sam Webber.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Day 1

Along with the changing pressures, snow, rain, and ice piled over the community. As more and more rain fell, the cold temperatures turned it into…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Agriculture

… ice on the apple blossoms followed by a severe snow storm on June 6th, more frost and then more snow on Oct. 7th.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

Snow was U.S. Postmaster. The U.S. Post Office moved to its present site on Washington Street in 1975.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

… in the winter and cut blocks of ice with large snows. They stored the ice in big barns with hay and sawdust.

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Blue Hill, Maine - John Edward Horton, Civil War Soldier

John Edward Horton, Civil War Soldier By Mrs. Snow's and Mr. Cole's 7th Grade Classes at Blue Hill Consolidated School John Edward Horton was born…

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Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 3 of 3

… that game, but get this: It was played in the SNOW, how crazy is that? They did take home the State Championship Gold Ball in 1985.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

During the winter months when there was snow, sleigh cars replaced the horse cars. Some time after Portland became electrified in the 1880s, the…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 1 of 4

… his book Secrets of a Salt Marsh, author John O. Snow beautifully describes life in a salt marsh, “a world of many different creatures as green…

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Fryeburg Public Library

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Early Schools

… scratch." Children walked to school unless the snow was too deep or the temperatures too low. Prospective teachers could begin their training while…

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

The men would ready their snow equipment, and set out at different times to go deep forest hunting. From deep wood teepees they would track deer…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

The ice was cut by hand. After the snow was scraped from the area, the ice was plowed out. The ice plow was a weighted, horse-drawn machine with a…

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Historic Hallowell - Commerce on the Kennebec Citations

… February 15, 2008, Maine flood fears rise, as snow piles up, http://www.usatoday.com/weather/news/2008-02-15-maine-flooding_N.htm USGS…

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Historic Hallowell - Logging

It had a ski in the front for snow, two tracks in the back for movement which was powered buy the steam engine, and also about four to ten sleds to…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

The ice was cut by hand. After the snow was scraped from the area, the ice was plowed out. The ice plow was a weighted, horse-drawn machine with a…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Shipbuilding: An Important Early Industry

Snow, the bark was shipwrecked off the coast of Ireland; he was the only survivor. Folks near Galway rescued him.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Project Sources

… of Denny Robertson, Linda Elder, and Cordell Snow. —(LI) Thesis on Shipbuilders of Blue Hill by Rebecca Herrick—(SHIP) Interviews Personal…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Meet Blue Hill's Project Team

Students from Mr. Cole's and Ms. Snow's 7th grade social studies classes contributed to the John Horton Civil War exhibit. The Bay School .

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 3 of 4

Strong's History Through Sleet, Snow, and Hail..... Communication evolved as populations grew in Franklin County towns.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Leonard Trask, the Wonderful Invalid

They traveled through four feet of snow, but could not find the camp. They spent the next two nights out in the open around a campfire.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 3 of 5

It snowed sometime during every month. View of Seven Mile Stream, East Dixfield, ca.1910Item Contributed byDixfield Historical Society Today…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Stephen Titcomb and the Settlement of the Sandy River Valley

Blinding snow and high winds forced the Titcomb’s to seek refuge with this family. Betsey Titcomb and her children remained with the Norton’s for…