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Historical Items (68)  |  Tax Records (13)  |  Exhibits (19)  |  Sites (20)  | 

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Item 74439

Title: Portland Railroad Co. trolley and workers

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 76189

Title: State St. Viaduct, Portland Bridge

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks

Location: Portland

Media: Photo on paper with ink

Item 21634

Title: Street railroad, South Portland, 1938

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1938-08-08

Location: South Portland

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 13 View All

Item 41686

Address: 181 Coyle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Co.

Use: Railroad - Gate Tender's Shanty

Item 40043

Address: 963-983 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Co

Use: Railroad - Switch House

Item 40060

Address: Assessor's Record, 982-1030 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Co.

Use: Railroad - Platforms

Exhibits Showing 3 of 19 View All

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

John Poor, Portland, ca. 1860

J.A. Poor and the Portland-Montreal Connection

John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.

Exhibit

Schooner Viking, ca. 1885

The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.

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Site

Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.

Site

Lucretia Day Sewall and children, Portland, ca. 1849

Maine Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.