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Item 19534

Lug wrench handle. Stockholm. c. 1940

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society

Date: circa 1940

Location: Stockholm

Media: steel

Item 74848

Alligator wrench, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Media: Forged iron

Item 14457

Bed Wrench, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Davistown Museum

Date: 1800 - 1840

Media: cast iron

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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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After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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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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Lug wrench handle. Stockholm. c. 1940

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

Stockholm. c. 1940 Item 19534 infoStockholm Historical Society Lug wrench handle used as a handle to turn a lug wrench.