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Item 36602

Saco River wharves, Biddeford-Saco, ca. 1894

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1894

Location: Biddeford; Saco

Media: Photographic print

Item 100117

The Harbor from Main Street, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society

Date: circa 1875

Location: Rockland

Media: Stereograph

Item 100118

Harbor from Main Street, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society

Date: circa 1875

Location: Rockland

Media: Half Stereo View, stereograph

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Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Custom House, Portland, ca. 1910

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Friendship Harbor and the steamboat landing, ca. 1910

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

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Site of Vose's Wharf, Thomaston, Maine 2009

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825

Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825 Site of Vose's Wharf, Thomaston, Maine 2009Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Philip…

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Friendship steamer wharf, ca. 1915

Friendship Museum

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John Paine House, Thomaston, ca. 1950

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Paine House

He built wharves on the river and had a very successful shipping business for several years. He carried on a successful trade in a store on the site…