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Historical Items

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Item 82263

Fire Engines at Jefferson Street Station, Waldoboro, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 1960 Location: Waldoboro Media: Photographic print

Item 16874

Hand-pump fire engine model, Portland, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Portland Media: Wood, paint

Item 82111

Fire Engine 2, 'Medomak,' Waldoboro, ca. 1846

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 1846 Location: Waldoboro Media: wood and wrought iron

Tax Records

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Item 64417

Engine Room, Morrill Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: G.A. Crosman & Sons Co. Use: Engine Room

Item 70929

Engine House, Presumpscot Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railroad Use: Engine House

Item 74948

Engine House, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Use: Engine House

Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

Exhibit

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

Exhibit

Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… points will be moved to allow the string to be coupled to the engine in the center. That engine will then haul the string down to Farmington.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

engines and rolling stock of both sizes at the station together. Here the S.R.R.L. engine is visible beyond the larger Maine Central engine.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

engines and rolling stock of both sizes at the station together. Here the S.R.R.L. engine is visible beyond the larger Maine Central engine.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Mosher family history and my career at S.D. Warren
by Abbott Mosher

My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.

Story

My career as a chemical engineer for S.D. Warren Paper Company
by Charles Dodge

I worked in S.D. Warren's laboratory, and developed paper coatings, like Ultracast technology

Story

It was like a family in the mill
by Arnold R. Couture

I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician