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Item 81553

Title: Portland Water District Casco Street office, 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: circa 1964

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 28389

Title: Laying water main, Lubec, 1941

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1941

Location: Lubec

Media: Unmounted photograph

Item 33968

Title: Water processing, Lubec, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Lubec

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 40 View All

Item 83641

Address: 45 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company

Use: Factory

Item 83646

Address: 45 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company

Use: Chicken Feed Manufactory

Item 83653

Address: 7 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company

Use: Fish House

Exhibits Showing 3 of 82 View All


US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.


Edmund S. Muskie, Democratic nominee for U.S. vice president, 1968

Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.


Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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Portland Water District Douglass Street Facility, Portland, ca. 1928

Portland Water District

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.


Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.