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Item 15057

Moulding Plane

Contributed by: Davistown Museum

Date: 1800 - 1840

Location: Bangor

Media: Beech, steel blade

Item 22167

Planes taking on fuel, Old Orchard Beach, 1924

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society

Date: 1924-09-06

Location: Old Orchard Beach; Old Orchard Beach

Media: Photographic print

Item 10293

Rabbet Plane

Contributed by: Davistown Museum

Date: 1720 - 1800

Location: Winthrop

Media: Beech wood

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Col. Lindbergh, Old Orchard Beach, 1927

We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.

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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Arbor Day, St. Agatha, 1923

A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

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Site Page

Air Meet at Portland Airport in Scarborough, 1928

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 3 of 4

… days of aviation when it was quite common for planes to take off and land on the beaches. The seven-mile stretch of beach from the easterly tip of…

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Arch Bridge, Vaughan Stream, Hallowell, ca. 1930

Historic Hallowell - The Vaughan Stream & Sawmills

Finally, the logs were dried, planed, and shipped to the market. Stickney & Page Dam, Cascade, Hallowell, 1871Item Contributed byHubbard Free…

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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

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR