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Item 74465

Title: Union Falls, Saco River, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Dayton

Media:

Item 81539

Title: Portland Water District Union Station Spa, Portland, 1951

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: 1951-06-25

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 23096

Title: Dam at Union River, Ellsworth Falls, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Ellsworth Public Library

Date: circa 1920

Location: Ellsworth

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

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.