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Keywords: St. John Railroad

Historical Items

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Item 9534

Atlantic and St. Lawrence Railroad expenses, 1845

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1845 Media: Ink on paper

Item 5413

St. John Valley, Van Buren

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Van Buren; Van Buren Media: Glass Negative

Item 35288

Biddeford Knights Templar on St. John's Day, 1916

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1916 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 76788

218-226 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Use: Yard Office

Item 76789

218-238 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Central Railroad Use: Offices

Item 76790

Assessor's Record, 218-238 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Central Railroad Use: Duplicate

Exhibits

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Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

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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.

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

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.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - St. John's Episcopal Church Building

St. John's Episcopal Church Building X Text by Dustin and Dustin, students at Presque Isle Middle School Edited by Presque Isle Historical…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Transportation

John River in Durham boats. In the 1830's the Military Road was built from Bangor to Houlton and later to points north.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

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…