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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

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Item 76784

216-280 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company

Use: Union Station

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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.

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473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

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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George Washington Pillsbury, Louisiana, ca. 1863

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.

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Frank Dyer, Strong, ca. 1930

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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Frank Dyer, Strong, ca. 1930

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.

Site Page

Pine Point RR Station, Scarborough, ca. 1890

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…

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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