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Item 61016

Train wreck, Biddeford, 1894

Contributed by: An individual through Biddeford Historical Society

Date: 1894-06-10

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 10448

Train wreck, Squa Pan, 1945

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: 1945-04-04

Location: Squa Pan

Media: Photographic print

Item 33495

Train Wreck at Tin Bridge, Bangor, 1871

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1871-08-10

Location: Bangor

Media: Stereograph

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Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955

Presque Isle: The Star City - Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955

… The north bound Bangor and Aroostook diesel engine #41 stopped at the Presque Isle Depot. View additional information about this item on the…

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Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990

Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990

… Description Bangor and Aroostook Railroad engine 82, a GP-38, hauling a freight train over the Aroostook River Bridge.

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MMN Image 27659

Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

Freight service consisted on one train a day every day covering the entire route. Trains frequently consisted on 20 cars each during the winter…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life

by Bob Small


How the Vietnam war affected my life

Story

Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote


Military Service has had a deep impact my life

Story

I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years

by Ted Heselton


Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam