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Item 15384

West Branch ponds, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Shawtown Twp.

Media: Lantern slide

Item 8376

West Branch of the Penobscot River, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photographic print

Item 19065

Logs, West Branch Penobscot, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Forest Service

Date: circa 1920

Media: Photographic print

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Arbor Day, St. Agatha, 1923

A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

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Park Street, Portland, 1886

Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 

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Centennial souvenir pin, Lubec, 1911

Lubec, Maine - Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911

… "Uniform Rank Knights of Pythias," a militaristic branch of the Pythian Order. Fashioned after the Army in every respect, their titles were…

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S.R.R.L. short freight train follows the brook, ca. 1920

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Strong, where it branched to Bigelow on the east branch and to Rangeley on the west. Because of the terrain in the western mountains the rails were…

Site Page

Workers, woodsmen, guides, Norcross, ca. 1900

Norcross Heritage Trust

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Story

How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military

by Mary D. McGuirk


My life and career as a USAF Nurse