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Historical Items

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Item 22386

Saco Garage, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: circa 1913 Location: Saco Media: Glass negative

Item 98981

Bridgton Garage, Portland Street, Bridgton, ca.1938

Contributed by: Bridgton Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Bridgton Media: Ink on paper and photograph

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Item 100967

Downes Garage, Depot Street, Bridgton, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Bridgton Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Bridgton Media: Ink on paper and photographs

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Tax Records

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Item 58054

Garage, High through to Spring Street Place, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Abraham Goodside Use: Garage

Item 58048

100-102 High Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Eleanor K. Owen Use: Garage, public

Item 32247

Garage, Arthur Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John E Hamilton Style: Shingle Style Use: Garage

Exhibits

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Exhibit

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Exhibit

A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.

Exhibit

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Hotel Willows, Farmington, ca. 1910

The card advertises a garage for autos, a good livery, and also that a coach will meet all trains coming to Farmington.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… to the highest bidder in a very spirited auction at a storage garage owned by Carroll H. Brackley. Bids often exceeded the value of the items.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

… to the highest bidder in a very spirited auction at a storage garage owned by Carroll H. Brackley. Bids often exceeded the value of the items.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Kim's famous homemade potato donuts
by Kim Smith

Sharing my potato donut memories and recipe

Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.

Story

Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast