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Item 59556

Title: Suspension bridge, Strong, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Strong

Media: Black & white postcard

Item 68679

Title: Workers repair damage to suspension bridge, Strong, 1915

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: 1915

Location: Strong

Media: Black & white celluloid negative

Item 68678

Title: Light cargo truck on suspension bridge, Strong, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1914

Location: Strong

Media: Black & white photo postcard

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Exhibit

Waldo-Hancock Bridge Dedication, June 9, 1932

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.