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Historical Items

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Item 33782

Freight Train between Guilford & Sangerville, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 22833

Springvale Depot Freight Shed, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glasss Negative

Item 34504

Freight Yard on the Penobscot River, Bangor, ca. 1901

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1901 Location: Bangor Media: Offset Print

Tax Records

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Item 86820

Freight-Storage, Widgery's Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors Use: Freight-Storage

Item 86857

Freight House, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier Use: Freight House

Item 86345

Freight House, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf Use: Freight House

Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

Exhibit

A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

Exhibit

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

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… railroad station at Strong where the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes narrow gauge railroad would pick up and drop off passengers and freight.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… railroad station at Strong where the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes narrow gauge railroad would pick up and drop off passengers and freight.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… River & Rangeley Lakes railroad passengers and freight to make connections at Farmington for destinations beyond, a combination of rails and…

My Maine Stories

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Story

The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR