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Mystery Corner Item

Item 29143

Foundry workers in shop, 1897

Mystery Corner Item Where? Who?

Contributed by: Kennebunkport Historical Society Date: circa 1897 Media: Photographic print

Item 9005

Skowhegan Foundry and Machine Shop, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1900 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 8073

Foundry, Portland Co., ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photoprint

Tax Records

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Item 37365

Assessor's Record, Garage, Foundry Lane, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Trustees - Madeline B. Tomlinson et al Use: Garage

Item 37359

Assessor's Record, 3 Foundry Lane, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clinton W. Davis Agent Use: Garage

Item 59793

23-53 Kennebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Stove Foundry Company Use: Foundry


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J.A. Poor and the Portland-Montreal Connection

John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.


Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.


Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Iron Foundry

Hallowell Iron Foundry George Fuller Foundry, Hallowell ca. 1934Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library The Hallowell Iron Foundry supplied…

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Historic Hallowell - The Fuller Foundry

The Fuller Foundry Fuller Foundry, Milliken's Crossing, Hallowell, ca. 1933Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library In the 1850s, the company…

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Historic Hallowell - Industrial Technology

… communication in Hallowell, the Hallowell Iron Foundry, and transportation in Hallowell were all important parts of Hallowell’s history.