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Item 10029

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

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Media: Photograph

Item 80012

Title: Men on Railroad Hand Car, Princeton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Princeton

Media: photograph

Item 20191

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

Contributed by: Island Falls Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Island Falls

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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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Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.

Site

Railraod Sectionmen Spreading Ballast, Littleton, 1956

Oakfield Historical Society

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Site

Aroostook potato field, 1916

Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

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