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Item 10858

Title: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad line near Caribou.

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1894

Location: Caribou

Media: photogravure print, ink on paper

Item 10857

Title: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad bridge - Presque Isle

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1893

Location: Presque Isle

Media: photogravure print, ink on paper

Item 18496

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

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1990

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

 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.

Exhibit

Steamboats

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.