Merchant and Millwright : The Water Powered Sawmills of the Piscataqua

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1970

GUSN

GUSN-169791

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The early development of water-powered sawmills in southern Maine and New Hampshire raises questions of English familiarity with power milling technology, while the interest of merchants in northern New England sawmills suggest the economic importance of lumbering in the region. This article traces the development of lumbering and water-powered sawmills in the Piscataqua region.

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Additional Identification Number

Article ID 172

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1970.060.220.003

Abstract

The early development of water-powered sawmills in southern Maine and New Hampshire raises questions of English familiarity with power milling technology, while the interest of merchants in northern New England sawmills suggest the economic importance of lumbering in the region. This article traces the development of lumbering and water-powered sawmills in the Piscataqua region.

Date Notes

Volume 60, Number 220 (Spring, 1970)

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Record Details

Originator

Richard M. Candee (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1970). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England