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Historical Items Showing 3 of 34 View All

Item 9534

Title: Atlantic and St. Lawrence Railroad expenses, 1845

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1845

Media: Ink on paper

Item 5413

Title: St. John Valley, Van Buren

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Van Buren; Van Buren

Media: Glass negative

Item 35288

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

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1916

Location: Biddeford

Media: photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 76788

Address: 218-226 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad

Use: Yard Office

Item 76789

Address: 218-238 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Central Railroad

Use: Offices

Item 76790

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

Owner in 1924: Maine Central Railroad

Use: Duplicate

Exhibits Showing 3 of 21 View All


 John Burton with weeding spade, ca. 1900

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.


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.


US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

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.

Sites Showing 3 of 16 View All


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.


Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.


Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.