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Item 98782

Gay Block Fire, Waldoboro, 1962

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: 1962

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Photographic print

Item 14272

1930 McCann Fire Engine, Bangor, 1930

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum

Date: 1930

Location: Bangor

Media: Fire Truck

Item 82263

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

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1960

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Photographic print

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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

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.

Exhibit

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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Site Page

Bar Harbor Fire Department Fire Locator

Bar Harbor Fire Department

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

 Engine #2, Millinocket, ca. 1979

Millinocket Fire Department

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Fire Station, Second Street, Hallowell, May 30, 1918

Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Fire Department Technology

For example, the Tiger or the Cascade Hand Pump, both of which were fire fighting technology in their time.

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Story

I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years

by Ted Heselton


Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam