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Item 79508

Fire Bucket from the Androscoggin No. 2, Topsham, 1850

Contributed by: Town of Topsham

Date: 1850

Location: Topsham

Media: Metal, paint

Item 76561

Androscoggin No. 2, Brockton, Mass., ca. 1940

Contributed by: Town of Topsham

Date: circa 1940

Location: Brockton

Media: Photographic print

Item 79522

Androscoggin No. 2 hand engine of Topsham, 1850

Contributed by: Town of Topsham

Date: 1850

Location: Topsham

Media: wood and metal

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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Railroad into the Village

… and have no fears of making it again, that the Androscoggin Railroad depots in this village are as neat, pretty and convenient structures as can be…