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Historical Items Showing 3 of 93 View All

Item 12278

Title: Moving a Boiler, c. 1890, Caribou, Maine

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1890

Location: Caribou

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 67650

Title: Forest Paper Co. boiler room, Yarmouth, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Yarmouth

Media: Photograph

Item 15860

Title: Sanford Mills Boiler Room

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1905

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glass Negative

Tax Records Showing 3 of 29 View All

Item 86279

Address: Boiler House, Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Proprietors

Use: Boiler House

Item 86695

Address: Boiler House, Holyoke Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier

Use: Boiler House

Item 64437

Address: Boiler House, Morrill Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas P. Beals Furniture Co.

Use: Boiler House

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Exhibit

Forest Paper Co. workers, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

Exhibit

George Henry Preble, Portland, 1878

Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.

Exhibit

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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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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

Site

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.