Maine State Museum Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
video (66 min.) : si. and sd., b&w and col. ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1920 - 1987
Summary
Collection contains documentaries and other factual works concerning Maine's logging industry, such as "Log Jam," "Penobscot Development Corporation's Pulp Operations at Shorey Siding, Maine," "Lombard Hauler," "Tourmaline: Maine's Mountain Treasure," "Locomotive Lion," and "Pioneer Axe." [Maine State Museum Logging Exhibit] is a compilation of extracts from these films used for a public exhibition. Collection also contains "A Few Good Men," a promotional film made by Great Northern Paper Company, and unidentified home movies: 1920s amateur footage of summer camps, hunting, ice fishing, hot springs, Bucksport Mill and Fort Knox.
Biographical/Historical Notes
The Maine State Museum in Augusta preserves and interprets materials relevant to Maine history, life and culture. The Museum opened its exhibit about Maine's logging heritage in 1987.
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 10
Showing 1 - 10 of 10:
1) Tourmaline: Maine's Mountain Treasure
Tourmaline: Maine's Mountain Treasure A Few Good Men Penobscot Development Corporation's Pulp Operations at Shorey Siding, Maine Lombard Hauler Locomotive Lion footage [unidentified--ho...more
3) [four titles]
Penobscot Development Corporation's Pulp Operations at Shorey Siding, Maine Lombard Hauler Locomotive Lion footage [unidentified--home movies]: 3 reels of home movies from late 20s incl...more
4) [Compilation Maine State Museum Logging Films]
2 tapes: compilation of logging films. Cassette label says locations include Greenville and Allagash. Label lists names Nick Cunliffe, Allagash 1920s (1937), Pete Sawyer, and E.F. Crawl...more
5) [Peter Kyros Political Spots]
.001 088A :30 1966? .002 089A :30 1966? .003 100A :30 1966? .004 104A :30 1966? .005 157A :10 1966? .006 158P :30 1966? .007 167A :30 1966? .008 359A :10 1966? .009 390A :10 1966? .010...more
6) December 1967 Christmas Message
Note taped to box: 'Bill, Found this in the Congressman's drawer. --Alyce'more
7) [Unidentified Peter Kyros film]
Note taped to box: 'Bill, Found this in the Congressman's drawer. --Alyce' Historical stills.more
8) Maine State Museum Logging Exhibit
Excerpts from logging films edited together for one-time exhibit at Maine State Museum. Includes men chopping trees with axes, Lombard steam log hauler, river driving, batteau boat, and...more
9) Pioneer Axe
No description availablemore
10) Log Jam
Follows the annual drive of the St. Regis Paper Company on Maine's Machias River from the woods to the mill. // St. Regis became Champion International Corporation.more
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