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From: "Bill Conary" <>
Subject: Re: [MEPENOBS-L] Steamers on the Pebnobscot River
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 16:54:44 -0400
References: <20050718.162719.7023.36436@webmail27.lax.untd.com>


I would suggest "Steamboat Lore of the Penobscot" by John M. Richardson as a
good source.

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Subject: [MEPENOBS-L] Steamers on the Pebnobscot River


>
> In the 1840s, my ggg grandfather moved to Bangor (probably Old Town) from
> Sorel,Quebec to work on steam engines. I was interested to find out about
> the steamers that travelled up the Penboscot River during this time period
> were carrying.
>
> Questions: What did these steamboats carry? Lumber/logs to Boston?
>
> Thanks for the help,
> Charlie King
>
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