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Item 100149

Original Waldoboro Fire Department patch, Waldoboro, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1960

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Cloth

Item 15290

Fire Chief Belt, Bar Harbor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Fire Department

Date: circa 1900

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Material and Leather

Item 100367

Dixfield Fire Department Officers, Dixfield, 1946

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: 1946

Location: Dixfield

Media: Photographic print

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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.

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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.

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Park Street, Portland, 1886

Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

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

Waldoboro Fire Department

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 Engine #2, Millinocket, ca. 1979

Millinocket Fire Department

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Bar Harbor Fire Department Fire Locator

Bar Harbor Fire Department

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Memories of a mission in Vietnam, January 11, 1970

by SGT. Ronald Santerre, 1st Calvary Division


Extracting villagers from the Viet Cong in Vietnam