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Item 26067

High School, Brownville Junction, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum

Date: circa 1922

Location: Brownville

Media: Glass Negative

Item 1276

Women at Brownville Centennial Pageant Grounds, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1924

Location: Brownville

Media: Photographic print

Item 26065

Covered Bridge, Brownville, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum

Date: circa 1913

Location: Brownville

Media: Glass Negative

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Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Immigrant workers at Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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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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Plan of Alden Merry's house, Brownville Junction, 1893

John Martin: Expert Observer - Plan of Alden Merry's house, Brownville Junction, 1893

… Plan of Alden Merry's house, Brownville Junction, 1893 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John…

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First electric railroad car in Bangor, 1889

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 22-71

… Ernst Sjostedt Horse racing Dramatic Club of Brownville John French George Knowles John Pomlow Electric street railroad, Bangor Col.

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John Martin self portrait, 1889

John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin self portrait, 1889

… Iron Works, in a "wild land township" near Brownville, starting in 1888. The illustration is on page 57 of the book and accompanies a written…