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October 30th, 2006 · 3 Comments

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  • 1 Mary Jane Ames // Mar 28, 2007 at 1:21 pm

    My Uncle, Harry Hart, used to work doing this work on the upper part of the Androscoggin River in Megalloway.

  • 2 Mary Jane Ames // Mar 28, 2007 at 1:34 pm

    Men freeing logs that piled up due to ice jams in the river in the spring.

  • 3 Paul "Poof" Tardiff // Jan 9, 2009 at 9:02 am

    This was called “Rearing”. River drivers would free all of the logs that didn’t make through the spring drive and send them down river.

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