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Item 30903

Flood, Guilford Coal Sheds, 1934

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society

Date: 1934

Location: Guilford

Media: Photograph

Item 13760

Randall and McAllister Coal Company building, Portland

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 10404

Main line coal tower in Oakfield, c. 1945

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1945

Location: Oakfield

Media: monochrome photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 72 View All

Item 32096

27 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Morrill's Coal & Wood Company

Style: Utilitarian

Use: Coal Pocket

Item 54301

Assessor's Record, 219 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Deering Coal & Wood Company

Use: Shed - Coal & Wood

Item 54302

Assessor's Record, 219-225 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Deering Coal & Wood Company

Use: Shed - Coal & Wood

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Launch of Doris Hamlin, Harrington, 1919

Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.


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473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.


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After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.


Skolfield Women, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Pejepscot Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.