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Historical Items

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Item 74741

Farmingdale steam station, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Farmingdale Media: Photographic print

Item 74740

W.F. Wyman steam station, Yarmouth, 1963

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1963 Location: Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 74742

Maine Salmon Farms harvest, Mason Station, Wiscasset, 1974

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1974 Location: Wiscasset Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Somerset Railroad

The Somerset Railroad was completed in 1872. It started out as a dream to link the Maine Coast with Canadian businesses to the north. It ran from the North Woods around Moosehead Lake down to Southern Maine and back again for 56 years.

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Steam crane works on skeleton of new iron bridge, Strong, ca. 1922 Item 68684 infoStrong Historical Society Supported by temporary…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Steam crane works on skeleton of new iron bridge, Strong, ca. 1922 Item 68684 infoStrong Historical Society Supported by…

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Historic Hallowell - Protect and Serve - Hallowell Fire and Police

… (Lion), the Torrent, the Tiger, and eventually a steam pumper. In 1898 the Fire Department moved from its location on Winthrop Street to the old…