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Historical Items

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Item 8398

Ed LaCroix's gasoline Lombard Loghauler #6

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: circa 1930 Media: Photographic print

Item 9186

Gas ration permit

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: Norway; Oxford Media: ink on paper

Item 29060

Irving Auto Company/Tydol Gas Station, Biddeford, 1930

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1930 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 54491

Assessor's Record, 281 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maxim & Hersey Use: Gasoline Tanks

Item 35926

9-21 Casco Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs of John Russell Use: Stores & Rooming House

Item 37277

69-77 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Randall & McAllister Use: Shed - Wagon

Exhibits

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

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A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Site Pages

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

… Headquarters Drivers required parking places, gasoline stations, and better roads for their cars. These needs quickly changed the city landscape.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 3 of 13

… June, 2009 X In the 1930s some diggers had a gasoline engine mounted on it to power the mechanical parts.

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Acadia National Park

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