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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.

Exhibit

Brunswick-Topsham pedestrian bridge, ca. 1920

The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Exhibit

Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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Site

Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.

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.