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Item 10737

Portland-Monson Slate Company hoist

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 19026

Three-Prong Barrel Hoist

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: 1910 - 1960 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 78806

Portland-Monson Slate Company, Monson, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37234

25-31 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: W.L. Blake & Co. Use: Warehouse & Machine Shop

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 11 of 13

The truck on the left has an electric hoist. When this truck was new, truck bodies were still in the transition stage from box over the rear wheels…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 8 of 13

The man operating the hoist would toss grapples onto a barrel on the ground. He would push a button on the loader grip to run an electric motor that…