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Item 74522

Portable electric test meter, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1912 Media: Wood, metal, glass

Item 35274

Biddeford Fire Department test by mill buildings, 1909

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1909 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 17317

Bureau of Standards railroad scale testing car, 1960

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: 1960 Media: Photographic print


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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.


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.


One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 1 of 4

… spelling test.” Today, students are regularly tested from kindergarten up until high school (as well as college if attended.) The tests are taken…

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

In almost every modern hospital it is easy to do testing on blood for diseases, illnesses, etc. In earlier times, if someone had an internal disease…

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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