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Item 100059

Tin tube fire extinguisher, Waldoboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1900

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Tin

Item 76562

Hose Wagon, Androscoggin Fire Company, Topsham, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Town of Topsham

Date: circa 1895

Location: Topsham

Media: Photographic print

Item 9149

Pumper training, Millinocket, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Millinocket Fire Department

Date: circa 1920

Location: Millinocket

Media: photograph on mounting board

Exhibits Showing 3 of 53 View All


Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.


Fire lookout at Agamenticus Mountain, ca. 1920

Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.


Hermann Kotzschmar, Portland, ca. 1850

The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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Opera Company's Tenth Anniversary festival schedule, Surry, 1994

Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

Surry Opera Company Opera Company's Tenth Anniversary festival schedule, Surry, 1994Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Text by Kate…

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Police and Fire Citations

Aurora Regional Fire Museum, 26 June 2004. Web. 28 Apr. 2011. < handtubs_&_musters.html> "Handtub…

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Fire Station, Second Street, Hallowell, May 30, 1918

Historic Hallowell - Protect and Serve - Hallowell Fire and Police

In 1801 the first community fire company, the Union Fire (Club) Association, was established and its rules required each member to keep ready at…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 6 View All


Serving in Vietnam with Richard Hershel Green

by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

Don't get close to the new guy


I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years

by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam


Memories of a mission in Vietnam, January 11, 1970

by SGT. Ronald Santerre, 1st Calvary Division

Extracting villagers from the Viet Cong in Vietnam