Historical Pictures of Monson
Lake Hebron Hotel

Lake Hebron Hotel
Built in 1883; burned in 1910
Owned by Monson Maine Slate Company



Main Street Monson
in 1920




Monson Narrow Guage
at Station





  
Monson Academy
late 1880s





Miners moving slate slabs.
Note the box below the workers
which transported them from the
top of the quarry by a hoist.


Lake Hebron Navigation Company
Steamboat at Indian Point



Monson Cornet Band
(formed in 1887)
on Memorial Day, 1896



Monson Narrow Guage Railroad
at Monson Station.
Operated from 1883 to 1945.



Portland-Monson Slate Quarry
early 1900s



Slate Quarry workers getting
ready to be lowered into the quarry
(earlyl 1900s).
Many workers immigrated from
Sweden and Finland.