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Historical Items Showing 3 of 1893 View All

Item 81553

Portland Water District Casco Street office, 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: circa 1964

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 28389

Laying water main, Lubec, 1941

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1941

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

Item 33968

Water processing, Lubec, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 40 View All

Item 83641

45 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company

Use: Factory

Item 83646

45 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company

Use: Chicken Feed Manufactory

Item 83653

7 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company

Use: Fish House

Exhibits Showing 3 of 85 View All

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US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Edmund S. Muskie, Democratic nominee for U.S. vice president, 1968

Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

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Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 617 View All

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Lubec, Maine - Klondike: Lubec's Gold from Sea Water Hoax

Thus each box was under water a month before its turn came to be examined. During that time the water, chemicals, and electricity had time to work…

Site Page

Portland Water District Douglass Street Facility, Portland, ca. 1928

Portland Water District

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Ship Compass, Islesboro, ca. 1940

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

Water Transportation Text by David Thibodeau Ship Compass, Islesboro, ca. 1940Item Contributed byIslesboro Historical Society SInce arriving…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 10 View All

Story

I never thought I would work at a paper mill.

by Greg Bizier


I love science and managed the lab for International Paper's Otis Mill for 31 years.

Story

Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by

by Randy Randall


Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.

Story

Ogunquit Beach Sonnet

by Shannon Schooley


Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.