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Item 12278

Moving a Boiler, c. 1890, Caribou, Maine

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1890

Location: Caribou

Media: Photographic print

Item 67650

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

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Yarmouth

Media: Photographic print

Item 15860

Sanford Mills Boiler Room

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glass Negative

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Item 86279

Boiler House, Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Proprietors

Use: Boiler House

Item 86695

Boiler House, Holyoke Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier

Use: Boiler House

Item 64437

Boiler House, Morrill Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas P. Beals Furniture Co.

Use: Boiler House

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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.


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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.


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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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Students around old quarry boiler

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids at the quarry

… at the quarry Students around old quarry boiler Item 67392 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Swan's Island 3-5 grade students…

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Lincoln Pulp & Paper Mill, Lincoln, 1957

Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Pulp & Paper Mill, Lincoln, 1957 - Page 1 of 2

… Historical Society Description Recovery Boiler and pulp room under construction in Lincoln on November 25, 1957.

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C. V. Starbird Store and mill yard, Strong, ca. 1910

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

… had to drop what they were doing to run trackside to extinguish small blazes caused by sparks from the boiler or wheels of the "Iron Horse."

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All


Catching live bait with Grandfather

by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey