Historical Items Showing 3 of 2079 View All
Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society
Date: circa 1905
Media: Print from Glass Negative
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Tax Records Showing 3 of 1301 View All
Owner in 1924: Edgar E. Rounds
Use: Novelty Store
Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf
Use: Garage, Paint Shop, Store, Machine Shop
LeBaron Atherton's furniture empire consisted of ten stores, four of which were in Maine. The photos are reminiscent of a different era in retailing.
This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.
In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.
Site Pages Showing 3 of 716 View All
… Lincoln Clothing Co., Grindell’s Store, Solomon’s Store, Solomon and Grindell’s Store, Moulton’s Gun Shop, and now we know the store as House of…
Just like Carney’s in the past, some of the stores of today are also family stores. For example, Walmart and Marden’s also sell clothes and shoes.
I know that store also because my grandfather was alive during the time the store was here and shopped right in this town.
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 9 View All
by George A Smith
Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.
by Kathy Becvar
Growing up in Lewiston in the 1960s and 1970s.
by Arthur Benedetto
I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers