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Item 35102

Volunteer firefighters, Saco, ca. 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1910

Location: Saco

Media: Photographic print

Item 100714

Firefighters carrying patient into St. Joseph Hospital, Bangor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: St. Joseph Healthcare

Date: circa 1955

Location: Bangor

Media: From Black and White Negative

Item 29279

Bangor firefighters, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

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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.


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.


Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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Fire Department Ladder Wagon, Second Street, Hallowell, 1913

Historic Hallowell - Volunteer Firefighters and their Fire Clothes

Volunteer Firefighters and their Fire Clothes The firemen clothing now is different than it was in the 1880’s, for firemen wore black pants, a black…

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 Engine #2, Millinocket, ca. 1979

Millinocket Fire Department

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

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Union Fire Club, Fire Bucket, Hallowell, 1805

Historic Hallowell - The Hallowell Union Fire Club

After horrible fires were fought, firefighters and local citizens would get together and use music in a parade going up and down the streets to…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All


Serving in Vietnam with Richard Hershel Green

by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

Don't get close to the new guy


We will remember

by Sam Kelley

My service in the Vietnam War


Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service

by Jim Barrows

A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.