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Keywords: Docks

Historical Items

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Item 18958

Docks at Bar Harbor

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 27760

Coal docks, Factory Island, Biddeford, ca. 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1912 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 101715

Steamboat "F.W. Ayer", Norcross wharf, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust Date: circa 1907 Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3 Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 86816

Assessor's Record, 206 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elizabeth W. Thomas Estate Use: Dock only

Item 37231

Assessor's Record, 14 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Grand Trunk R.R. Use: Dock only

Item 53271

Assessor's Record, 48-68 Fore Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Grand Trunk Railroad Co. Use: Dock only

Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.

Exhibit

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding Coal schooners, Biddeford docks, 1912 Item 27768 infoMcArthur Public Library On the Biddeford side, the earliest shipbuilders…

Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding Coal docks, Factory Island, Biddeford, ca. 1912 Item 27760 infoMcArthur Public Library The vessels being built along the Saco…

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Waterfront - Page 2 of 2

… a closer look! Check out the kids fishing on the dock!Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library The wharf that was on the Kennebec is like a dock

My Maine Stories

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Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman