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Item 74731

Title: Messalonskee dam, Oakland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Oakland

Media: Photograph

Item 74732

Title: Fort Halifax dam and hydro station, Winslow, 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1909

Location: Winslow

Media: Photograph

Item 74752

Title: John B. Vigue, 1949

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1949

Media: Photograph

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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.

Exhibit

Air Force trainees, Colby College, 1942

A Brief History of Colby College

Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.

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Site

Adam Simpson Green, Colby College, 1887

Colby College Special Collections

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