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Historical Items (1575)  |  Tax Records (10)  |  Exhibits (73)  |  Sites (41)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 1575 View All

Item 98798

Title: Waldoboro Fire Department Helmet

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1950

Location: Waldoboro

Media: metal

Item 98785

Title: Red Comet fire extinguisher grenade with wall mount holder, Waldoboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1900

Location: Waldoboro

Media: glass, metal, chemicals

Item 98782

Title: Gay Block Fire, Waldoboro, 1962

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: 1962

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 10 View All

Item 74954

Address: Fire Brick Storage, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad

Use: Fire Brick Storage

Item 32811

Address: 83-85 Adams Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Catherine Reardon

Style: Greek Revival

Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 76249

Address: 32-34 South Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William J. O'Neil

Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 73 View All

Exhibit

Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

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

Fire lookout at Agamenticus Mountain, ca. 1920

Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

Exhibit

Hermann Kotzschmar, Portland, ca. 1850

The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

Sites Showing 3 of 41 View All

Site

Firemen and Fire Engine 1, 'Water Witch,' Waldoboro, ca. 1945

Waldoboro Fire Department

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Site

Pioneer Hose Company, Millinocket Fire Department, Engine #2

Millinocket Fire Department

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Site

Bar Harbor Fire Department Fire Locator

Bar Harbor Fire Department

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