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Historical Items

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Item 10858

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad line near Caribou.

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1894 Location: Caribou 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

Item 18496

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad trestle bridge, Aroostook County, c. 1990

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1990 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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: 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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Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Site Pages

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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…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad X Text by Chandler and Gabby, students at Presque Isle Middle School Images from and the students X The B&A…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Bus Service, Presque Isle, 1957

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad's magazine, "Maine Line," v. 5 #5, pp. 4-8; v. 6, #1, pp. 4-7. Note the Braden Theater and Al's Food Shop on Main…

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life