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Item 23317

Central Garage, Biddeford, 1915

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1915

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 29060

Irving Auto Company/Tydol Gas Station, Biddeford, 1930

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1930

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 28098

Flood, Intervale Road, Farmington, circa 1925

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society

Date: circa 1925

Location: Farmington

Media: Photographic print

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Item 36669

78-84 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs of Cornelius Connolly

Use: Office

Item 35926

9-21 Casco Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs of John Russell

Use: Stores & Rooming House

Item 36671

78-80 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cornelius Connolly Heirs

Use: Dwelling & Store

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473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

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.

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Central Congregational Church, Bath, 1967

Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

Gas stations were erected on the corners in the 1960s. Roy's Provision Market opened around 1958 at 775 Washington Street, as recorded in multiple…

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E. S. Dingley Corn Shop crew and huskers, Farmington Falls, ca. 1900

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Corn Canning Industry

The plant was located where present day McDonald’s restaurant and Irving’s gas station are. Back to History of Farmington's Agriculture

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Main Street, Lincoln, ca. 1920

Lincoln, Maine - Main Street, Lincoln, ca. 1920

… the left, the first building is the Lincoln House gas station on the corner lot of Main and Burton St., next is the Masonic Hall where the Town…