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Historical Items

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Item 26786

Narrow Gauge Depot, Harrison, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: circa 1907 Location: Harrison Media: Postcard

Item 80854

Replica of Monson Narrow Gauge Engine Number 4, 1972

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: 1972 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 80853

Monson Narrow Gauge Engine Number 3, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

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Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Site Pages

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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.

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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

Charles W. Bell when the railroad was dismantled. This was reputed to be the only narrow gauge parlor car in existence.