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Historical Items

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Item 22842

Building the new dam above the Old Falls, Sanford, 1906

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: 1906 Location: Sanford Media: Print from glass negative

Item 15869

Construction of the New Dam at Estes Lake, Sanford, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 22841

Building the new dam above Old Falls, Sanford, 1906

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: 1906 Location: Sanford Media: Print from glass negative

Exhibits

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Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Exhibit

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Site Pages

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Site Page

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - West New Portland Village

This was a good dam, lumber mill, grist mill, clover and starch factory. Later a school house was built.

Site Page

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village

… now the corner of the Bog Road and the Long Falls Dam Road. The next was directly across the street beside the Kimball Block (Kennison's Drugstore).

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VIII. Changing course and new beginnings (1955-Present) - Page 2 of 2

North Dam Mill, 2010. Photograph by Kylie Clukey, Biddeford High School. X For more information...

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR