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The Mills of Yesterday and Today

Hidden : 10/13/2002
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Located on the banks of the Androscoggin River in Brunswick, Maine. You can park on Maine Street or at the parking lot for the Fort Andros Mill Complex. The container is a new Rubbermaid 1qt square container with a white top and the usual contents of a cache.

Also, further down on this page are some pictures with notes about the history of the area, we hope you enjoy them.

 

Team Teebow                                                                        Team Teebow II

 

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Nsgre uvfgbel, gnxr n uneq evtug.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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  • Dam at Androscoggin River, Brunswick, 1894Dam at Androscoggin River, Brunswick, 1894. Courtesy of Pejepscot Historical Society
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  • Great Bowdoin Mill in Topsham After Renovations This is the current view of the Great Bowdoin Mill in Topsham since the renovation has taken place.
  • Great Bowdoin Mill in Topsham before RenovationsThis is a before photo of the Great Bowdoin Mill in Topsham. It has since undergone restoration and is a great place to visit.
  • The front of The Fort Andros Mill" This is the view of the mill back in the 1800's looking down Maine Street Brunswick
  • The Great Bowdoin Mill Fire of 1998On Thursday, November 19, 1998 at approximately 9 o'clock PM the first tones were issued for a structure fire in the Great Bowdoin Mill, a large factory in the town of Topsham, Maine, that had been abandoned for years. It was not until approximately 1530 the next day that Firefighters from the town of Topsham left their Fire Department to return home. What happened in between these times is perhaps one of Fates cruelest tricks, as a mammoth building burned before the eyes of Firefighters.
  • View from cache site in the year 1871A toll bridge was constructed by a group of people who called themselves "Proprietors of the Androscoggin Bridge" in 1796. The bridge washed away three times, 1811, 1814, and 1827, and was rebuilt each time. Finally, when the bridge was rebuilt the footings were made of stone instead of wood. In 1842, the bridge was destroyed by fire and rebuilt later that year. All of these bridges were covered bridges. In 1871, the bridge opened as a free bridge and was no longer a covered bridge.

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