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Item 35447

Title: Loading telephone poles, Masardis, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library

Date: circa 1895

Location: Masardis

Media: glass negative

Item 15927

Title: Men Hoisting Telephone Pole After the 1905 Fire

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: 1905

Location: Springvale

Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 18502

Title: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad train, Aroostook County, c. 1990

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1990

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Map of J. Robinson lot, Topsham, 1761

Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.

Exhibit

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.