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Item 4220

Title: Self Heating Can Company, North Fairfield

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: North Fairfield

Media: Paper

Item 81731

Title: B. J. Woodman Plumbing and Heating, Westbrook, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library

Date: circa 1915

Location: Westbrook

Media:

Item 20456

Title: Home hot water tank, Littleton, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1940

Location: Littleton

Media: copper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 11 View All

Item 34920

Address: Assessor's Record, 67- 69 Brentwood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William E Dodge

Use: Office & Heating Plant

Item 53376

Address: 145 Fore Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas Laughlin Company

Use: Heating Plant

Item 56111

Address: Assessor's Record, 1494 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lewis W. Phinney

Use: Heating Plant

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Exhibit

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.