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Item 11460

Houlton High School cross country team, 1932

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1932

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

Item 15474

Frances Appleton Longfellow by Rowse, 1859

Contributed by: Longfellow National Historic Site

Date: 1859

Location: Cambridge

Media: chalk on paper

Item 80880

Narrow Gauge snow plow, Monson, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

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Park Street, Portland, 1886

Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."


Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.


After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Adventures in Aroostook County - Page 2 of 3

The snow banks would reach as high as the telephone wires. During one terrible storm, lighting hit in the middle of a cow pasture killing the whole…

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Air Meet at Portland Airport in Scarborough, 1928

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 3 of 4

… continued into the 1960s.(3) Remembrance Joseph Snow, a Scarborough resident, was very active in early aviation.

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Open Air Trolley, Scarborough, ca. 1910

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

During the winter months when there was snow, sleigh cars replaced the horse cars. Some time after Portland became electrified in the 1880s, the

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII

by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II