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Historical Items Showing 3 of 331 View All

Item 13766

Title: Commercial Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 20506

Title: Commercial Street, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 20509

Title: Commercial Block, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

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Item 37302

Address: 144 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clinton W. Davis Agent

Use: Shop - Junk

Item 37326

Address: 214-220 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Percival P. Baxter Agent

Use: Shop - Junk

Item 88145

Address: Lorette property, N. Side Welch Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James A. L. Lorette

Use: Commercial

Exhibits Showing 3 of 42 View All

Exhibit

Taber wagon with horses and farm laborers, ca. 1910

Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community

Exhibit

Mt. Katahdin and Granger, Stetson, ca. 1906

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

Exhibit

Arbor Day, St. Agatha, 1923

A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

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Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.

Site

Dow Air Force Base F-84s, Bangor, 1948

Maine Aviation Historical Society & Maine Air Museum

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Site

Painting of Camden Harbor, 1933

Camden-Rockport Historical Society

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