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Item 98785

Title: Red Comet fire extinguisher grenade with wall mount holder, Waldoboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1900

Location: Waldoboro

Media: glass, metal, chemicals

Item 98798

Title: Waldoboro Fire Department Helmet

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1950

Location: Waldoboro

Media: metal

Item 98782

Title: Gay Block Fire, Waldoboro, 1962

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: 1962

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

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Site

Pioneer Hose Company, Millinocket Fire Department, Engine #2

Millinocket Fire Department

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

Site

Mack Ladder city service truck, Presque Isle, ca. 1931

Presque Isle Fire Department

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

Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.