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Item 26786

Narrow Gauge Depot, Harrison, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: circa 1907

Location: Harrison

Media: Postcard

Item 80854

Replica of Monson Narrow Gauge Engine Number 4, 1972

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: 1972

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

Item 80853

Monson Narrow Gauge Engine Number 3, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

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Leaving the start gate at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

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Immigrant workers at Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 

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Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… railroad station at Strong where the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes narrow gauge railroad would pick up and drop off passengers and freight.

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Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… railroad station at Strong where the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes narrow gauge railroad would pick up and drop off passengers and freight.

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Dr. Charles Bell's parlor car, Strong, ca. 1936

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Charles W. Bell when the railroad was dismantled. This was reputed to be the only narrow gauge parlor car in existence.