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Item 98640

Railroad Station, Belfast, 1908

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society

Date: 1908

Location: Belfast

Media: Postcard

Item 10031

Building the Fish River Railroad

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society

Date: 1902-07-18

Media: Photographic print

Item 54515

Hallowell Fire Station, Hallowell, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Frank Trask through Hubbard Free Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photographic print

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Reuben Ruby hack ad, Portland, 1834

Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.

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Oakland Park, Rockport, ca. 1915

A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

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Forest Paper Co. workers, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

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1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Railroad into the Village

… gang was employed two or three hours next morning carting away the pile of broken boards, which had the appearance of having been underground a…

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 Scarborough High School Track Team, 1921

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 2 of 4

The teacher rolled a large, bulky projector on a cart into the classroom. The movies were reel-to-reel and usually featured newsreel type…

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Open Air Trolley, Scarborough, ca. 1910

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

… connection of the rails of the Biddeford & Saco Railroad Company to those of the Portland Railroad Company.(2) Scarborough would have trolley…