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Historical Items Showing 3 of 82 View All

Item 15149

1912 Crane

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum

Date: 1912

Location: Seal Cove

Media: Metal and Rubber

Item 7345

Letter from Ambrose Crane about stolen slave, 1835

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1835

Location: Augusta; Hallowell; St. Marks

Media: Ink on paper

Item 62157

Cranes working on bridge construction, Lubec, 1961

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1961-08-30

Location: Lubec; Campobello Island

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 4 View All

Item 82952

Crane property, S. Side Seeshore Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Marguerite H. Crane

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 57926

Assessor's Record, 40 High Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Crane Company

Use: Land only

Item 76735

60-78 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Crane Company

Use: Wholesale Plumbing Supply

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Oakland Park, Rockport, ca. 1915

A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

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Nameplate from the S.S. Lillian Nordica

South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.

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Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

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Baird's Quarry with crane, Swan's Island, ca. 1900

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Extra quarry pictures

Extra quarry pictures Baird's Quarry with crane, Swan's Island, ca. 1900 Item 72370 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Baird’s Quarry…

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Steam crane works on skeleton of new iron bridge, Strong, ca. 1922

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Steam crane works on skeleton of new iron bridge, Strong, ca. 1922 Item 68684 infoStrong Historical Society Supported by temporary…

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Steam crane works on skeleton of new iron bridge, Strong, ca. 1922

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Steam crane works on skeleton of new iron bridge, Strong, ca. 1922 Item 68684 infoStrong Historical Society Supported by…

My Maine Stories Showing 1 of 1 View All

Story

I work as a Journeyman Mechanic, or Millwright at Catalyst

by Linda Deane


Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.