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Dynamite and Toothpicks By D.L. Soucy
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Dynamite and toothpicks sounds like it might be a title from an old silent movie, but it is really just a poem about the old days of lumbering here in the grand old Pine Tree State of Maine. Once... More > upon a time things like dynamite were common tools, and there were many times a logger would have to use a stick or two to blow a log jam before it caused too much damage. With that picture in mind, I wrote a poem called Dynamite and Toothpicks depicting such a scene and placed it upon the renowned Penobscot River system. Also included in this selection of over 100 of my poems are some old favorites and some new material as well. From the dark and depressing to the glory of a new caught fish arcing through the air in a spraying rainbow of colors, there is sure to be something for the pleasure of all. Several new poems about fishing and getting out into the wild world around us are included as well.< Less
The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan By Various
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The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan AS TOLD IN THE CAMPS OF THE WHITE PINE LUMBERMEN FOR GENERATIONS DURING WHICH TIME THE LOGGERS HAVE PIONEERED THE WAY THROUGH THE NORTH WOODS FROM MAINE TO... More > CALIFORNIA Collected from Various Sources and Embellished for Publication< Less
BeeWeather From Maine By Elizabeth Weatherbee Kelly
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BeeWeather from Maine is a collection of writings and newspaper columns written during the 1980s and 1990's, published by The Lincoln News. Many of the poems, historical data, and “Remember... More > Whens” were submitted by local or former residents of Lincoln and the surrounding areas. Many of the articles portray life in rural Maine during the 20th century when the early settlers were farmers, lumbermen, or fishermen, who laid the foundations of our grand State of Maine.< Less
The Hitchner Biscuit Company of West Pittston Pennsylvania A Small Town Treasure By Boyd A. Hitchner
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This true story covers a time period from just shortly after the Civil War, until the mid twentieth century. Two Hitchner families leave their farms in rural Salem County, NJ, and travel to the... More > booming anthracite fields of northeastern Pennsylvania. One family continues on into the wild frontier area of the Endless Mountains and vast unharvested forest of Hemlock trees. Soon the two families unite and start baking cookies and crackers for the hungry miners and lumbermen. Before long, their biscuits and cakes are being distributed in 43 states and beyond. The reader is taken on a journey of small town life with numerous photos and illustrations, many never before seen.< Less
Doing Business in Elizabeth - A history of the Town of Elizabeth as told through its business buildings By Lucy Hoffhines
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In the mid 1800’s, a few hardy men came to Colorado and established a crude lumber camp in the yellow pine forest near a small stream called Running Creek, on the high plains southeast of... More > Denver. Their operation was successful and word soon spread of the abundant timber and natural beauty of the area. It didn't take long for more and more people to find their way to the territory, where they established ranches and farms. Before long, enterprising speculators moved in and soon store, bank, saloon, livery barn, restaurant and hotel buildings arose to accommodate and welcome the steady arrival of new homesteaders. Just a few decades after the lumbermen first set up their camp, Elizabeth, Colorado had become a thriving community. If those early buildings could talk, they might tell us about the people who built them and about the diverse dealings that were transacted within their walls. This book contains just a few of the many stories they might reveal...< Less

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