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Item 5895

Comsat radome receiver station, Andover

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1980-09-17

Location: Andover

Media: Photographic print

Item 9643

Margaret Chase Smith shows off Telstar

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1962-08-01

Location: Skowhegan; Andover

Media: Photographic print

Item 25450

Satellite System Earth Station, Andover, 1962

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1962

Location: Andover

Media: Photographic print

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Horn antenna, Andover, 1962

Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

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1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Maps

… map of Farmington overlayed on top of the current satellite image of the town in Google Earth and compare and contrast.

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Construction of B Machine at Oxford Paper Company, Rumford, 1915

Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 2 of 4

Many acres of woodlands were purchased and satellite pulping plants were obtained. No. 11 Paper Machine was installed and brought on line in 1924.

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Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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