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Item 10029

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad hand car, Aroostook County, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Media: Photographic print

Item 80012

Men on Railroad Hand Car, Princeton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Princeton

Media: Photographic print

Item 20191

Handcars on Bangor and Aroostook Railroad, Island Falls, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Island Falls Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Island Falls

Media: Photographic print

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John Monroe Dillingham, Freeport, ca. 1861

War Through the Eyes of a Young Sailor

Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.


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After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

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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Col. Lindbergh, Old Orchard Beach, 1927

We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.

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Railraod Sectionmen Spreading Ballast, Littleton, 1956

Oakfield Historical Society

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Hallowell Fireman's Ribbons For Musters

Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

… private owned category was for people who owned cars or some motorized, old, mechanical machine. Most contests were between teams of firemen.

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Knickerbocker Express, ca. 1938

Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 1 of 2

cars, 25 baggage, mail or express cars, 645 box cars, 474 platform cars, and 40 service cars). The company either owned or leased almost 355 miles…

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII

by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II


A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

by Doug Rawlings

A poem about my experiences in Vietnam


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.