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Historical Items

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Item 18992

Electrical line crew, 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 74822

CMP, IBEW labor agreement, 1947

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1947 Media: Ink on paper

Item 201

CMP storefront, Rockland, 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1930 Location: Rockland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Central Maine Power

… 1998Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library CMP Overview CMP crews are the reason Maine isn’t still a disaster area.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Day 2

CMP had to restore power to over 250,000 customers 3. 500 CMP operators taking calls made 1.5 million transactions 4.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Works Cited Page

Peaslee. “Day 5.” n.d.:  N. pag. Cheever, Dave. “CMP attacks lines in frigid battle.” Kennebec Journal, 11 Jan. 1998, Storm Edition: Day 3, sec.