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Item 16874

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

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1850

Location: Portland

Media: Wood and metal

Item 82111

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

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1846

Location: Waldoboro

Media: wood and wrought iron

Item 10453

Title: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad engines 195 and 85

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1935

Location: Oakfield

Media: monochrome photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 15 View All

Item 64417

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

Owner in 1924: G.A. Crosman & Sons Co.

Use: Engine Room

Item 70929

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

Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railroad

Use: Engine House

Item 74948

Address: Engine House, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad

Use: Engine House

Exhibits Showing 3 of 8 View All

Exhibit

Waldo-Hancock Bridge Dedication, June 9, 1932

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

Horn antenna, Andover, 1962

Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

Exhibit

Olson-Oberg aerial wedding, Caribou, 1930

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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Site

Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.

Site

Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.

Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.