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Historical Items

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Item 17999

Union Station, Bangor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 14054

Bangor Police Officer, Union Railroad Station

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1942 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 15795

Louise Surrette, Union Railroad Station, Bangor, 1943

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1943 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 76784

216-280 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company Use: Union Station

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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Scarborough: They Answered the Call

Scarborough met every quota set by the state for supplying Civil War soldiers for Union regiments. Some of those who responded became prominent citizens of the town.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… the Sandy River Railroad with the Franklin & Megantic Railroad and the Phillips & Rangeley. He was also the Western Union telegraph operator.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… the Sandy River Railroad with the Franklin & Megantic Railroad and the Phillips & Rangeley. He was also the Western Union telegraph operator.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 1 of 4

… shipping point for horses and livestock for the Union Army.(6) Scarboro Beach Railroad Station, 1909Item Contributed byScarborough Historical…

My Maine Stories

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Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima