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Item 35279

New England Telephone Company float, Biddeford, 1916

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1916-09-16

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 82166

Westbrook Telephone Exchange, Westbrook, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Westbrook

Media: Photographic print

Item 80500

Intersection of Main Street and Weld Street, Dixfield, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Dixfield

Media: Photographic print

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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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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Telephone operator's building, Lincoln, ca. 1940

Lincoln, Maine - Telegraphs & Telephones

The telephone is very useful to the town of Lincoln. If it never existed, then we would probably still have a town caller and would still be writing…

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Share Certificate, Franklin Farmers Co-Operative Tel. Co., Strong, 1912

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 4 of 4

When the Somerset Telephone Company offered dial telephone service to the twelve exchanges in Somerset and Franklin counties in 1959, the era of…

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Center Street, Bath, ca. 1925

Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

W.T. Grant Co. stayed in the building until 1965. In the 1960's all chain stores left Bath and went to Cook's Corner and Brunswick.