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Maine #5

By handlerstudio  
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One of the principal "industries" in Maine is lumbering. A lot of it for paper mills. When I was in college in Lewiston, at Bates, on foggy nights, the smell of the Androscoggin River would waft up the valley. Awful. Going skiing to Sugarloaf, driving through Livermore Falls, you would have to keep the windows closed, the smell was so bad. Now, they have cleaned up the rivers, and there are even fish (presumably not deformed) in them. And, on the highways, other than interstate (which tend to be two lane and often twisty), you never want to get behind a log truck.

Peter

Tags: Photo journalism Maine Logging Aroostook County

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taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
8 May 2019 2:19AM
no, no, no.1. The log trucks can be very unstable!

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Wonderful timber capture Peter.
WesternRed.
8 May 2019 8:25AM
Could have been taken where i used to work. Outside the paperfactory in my city. Smile
Now it is over, and buildings for living on the same place. Fine shot with nice colors and structur.

Arne Smile
Nikonuser1 Plus
7 161 16 United Kingdom
8 May 2019 12:12PM
That.s a lot of timber there PeterSmileSmile

Cliff
Joline Plus
13 30 54 United States
8 May 2019 1:52PM
Meeting logging trucks on icy roads is my worst nightmare......one I relived every day of the winter when I was working. I don't much like to be ahead of them either because once they get up to speed, they don't like to stop for anything, which means they will pass you no matter what.
This looks like it was taken on the Golden Road.
Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
18 May 2019 1:16AM
That's a lotta lotta of logs Peter !!
Excellent composition and content. Isabel GrinGrin

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