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Item 15608

Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photographic print

Item 13849

Camp in the Aroostook Woods, c. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photographic print

Item 10857

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad bridge - Presque Isle

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1893

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Photographic print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 34 View All

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John Burton with weeding spade, ca. 1900

Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

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Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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Olson-Oberg aerial wedding, Caribou, 1930

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990

Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society…

Site Page

Aroostook Valley Railroad Trestle

Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad Trestle

An Electric trolley is on the trestle. The substation buildings can be seen on the opposite side of the river. The Aroostook Valley Railroad began…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

Growing up on a potato and dairy farm

by Paula Woodworth


Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.

Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone


A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

Story

The stories my parents told

by Henry Gartley


Stories from my immigrant parents, WWII, and my love of history.