'Need power' sign, 1998

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During the ice storm of January 1998, people frequently placed hand-written signs near their property to let utility crews know that they still needed to be reconnected to the power grid.

This sign, saved by a Central Maine Power Co. crew, reads, "Need Power!!! 9-month baby inside."

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