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Historical Items

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Item 18289

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Crew Cars, Brownvville, ca. 1990

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1990 Location: Brownville Media: Photographic print

Item 102096

Racing cars at Bass Park track, Bangor, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1915 Location: Bangor Media: photoprint

Item 14492

Bangor and Aroostook Outfit Cars, Fort Kent, c. 1952

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1952 Location: Fort Kent Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 74962

Car Repair Shop, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Use: Car Repair Shop

Item 70669

Car Inspectors Building, Preble Street Yard, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company Use: Car Inspectors Building

Item 97943

218-226 St. Johns Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland and Ogdensburg RR Use: Inspector's Building

Exhibits

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A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

Exhibit

Trolley Travel

Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.

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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.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Cars, Model T

Cars and trucks are made differently. Cars and trucks are made more professionally, and they can be very luxurious.

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Seashore Trolley Museum

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

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John Martin: Expert Observer - First electric railroad car in Bangor, 1889

First electric railroad car in Bangor, 1889 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The first electric…

My Maine Stories

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Story

My career as a chemical engineer for S.D. Warren Paper Company
by Charles Dodge

I worked in S.D. Warren's laboratory, and developed paper coatings, like Ultracast technology

Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

Story

A poem about my experiences in Vietnam
by Doug Rawlings

A poem about my experiences in Vietnam