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Fire lookouts -- Maine

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Clayton Weymouth, interviewed by Joyce Butler

Abstract 1251 Clayton Weymouth, interviewed by Joyce Butler, June 22, 1977, West Newfield, Maine. Weymouth, who in 1947 was Warden of Forestry Department District #1, talks about the fires of 1947; being loaned a Jeep for no cost; the Newfield fire coming from New Hampshire; fire losses in Newfield; two fatal accidents due to the fire; effectiveness of bulldozing fire breaks; making a fire truck after the fire; devaluation of land in Newfield; rebuilding after the fire; state-level improvements after...
Dates: 1976-1980

Paul C. Ware Mountain Journal

Identifier: SpC MS 0754-sc

A handwritten daily journal of a fire spotter in Maine. It includes personal memoirs and official records during the summers Paul Ware was a watchman for fires. Included also are a map, a newspaper clipping about the phasing out of fire rangers, and photographs.

Dates: 1956-1971