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Item 60539

Auto camp, Lubec, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Lubec

Media: Postcard

Item 102099

Auto race at Bass Park track, Bangor, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1915

Location: Bangor

Media: photoprint

Item 29060

Irving Auto Company/Tydol Gas Station, Biddeford, 1930

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1930

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 20 View All

Item 37327

209-215 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Percival P. Baxter Agent

Use: Store

Item 36676

89 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ellen M Payne

Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 37284

94-96 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William W. Thomas Jr., Trustee Trust UA

Use: Wholesale Drugs

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Motor Coachmen and their Stanley Cars, Poland Spring, 1911

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

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Skowhegan Doughboys in France, 1918, WW I

Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

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473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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1905 Pierce Great Arrow

Seal Cove Auto Museum

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

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales Buildings

Carroll's Auto Sales Buildings c. 1859, New location X C. 1958 X Text by Keith, Kristen and Josh, students at Presque Isle Middle School…

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MMN Image 28618

Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales - Page 1 of 3

… the Presque Isle Historical Society by Carroll's Auto Sales Hello, my name is Mac and I started working for Carroll’s Auto Sales in Presque Isle…