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Item 74438

York County Power Co. employees, Biddeford, 1914

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1914 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 23395

Cumberland County Power & Light, Bonny Eagle, ca. 1921

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1921 Location: Buxton Media: Photographic print

Item 74754

Wendell B. Willett identification card, Saco, 1942

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1942 Location: Saco Media: Ink on paper, photograph


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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.


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.


Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

The Gazetteer of Maine, 1882 reported: “The tide power privilege available at North Lubec is equaled by very few on the entire coast.

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

Cleveland: Williams, Chase and Co., 1882. Print. Jones, Howard. To the Webster-Ashburton Treaty. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press…

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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