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Lumber trade -- Maine -- Machias

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Herbert Hanscom, Sr., interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

Abstract 1059 Herbert Hanscom, Sr., interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, May 3, 1976, at Hanscom’s home in Machias, Maine. Hanscom talks about life on the river drives and in the woods; hunting; poaching; George Magoon; Wilbur Day; poachers; the scene of logging from the mills up into Machias along East Machias, Big Machias, and Middle River; hunting with dogs to catch deer and bear; working on a shipyard. Also present: Barbara Hunter, a UMaine student. Text: 6 pp. catalog. Recording:...
Dates: 1971 - 1999

Record of Logs Hauled (1858-1864)

Identifier: SpC MS 1413-sc
Scope and Contents

A record kept by an unknown compiler of logs hauled from various townships in Maine in the winters of 1858-1864. Information includes names of the haulers, from what townships the logs were hauled and in some cases to what bodies of water, and the types and amounts of logs. The scalers are also indicated. A few of the later entries were made in Machias, Maine.

Dates: 1858-1864