Keywords: St. John Railroad
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.
Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.
St. John's Episcopal Church Building X Text by Dustin and Dustin, students at Presque Isle Middle School Edited by Presque Isle Historical…
John River and then back into the United States duty free. The farmers in the area catered to the lumber industry by growing grain, hay and potatoes…