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Item 23126

Title: Loading ice, Presque Isle Stream, 1946

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: 1946

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Photograph

Item 23127

Title: Harvesting ice, Presque Isle Stream, 1966

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: circa 1965

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Photograph

Item 74888

Title: Monitor-top refrigerator, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1927

Media: Enameled metal, chrome, wood

Exhibits Showing 3 of 8 View All

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.

Exhibit

Loading ice, Presque Isle Stream, 1946

Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.

Exhibit

Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

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Site

Skolfield Women, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Pejepscot Historical Society

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Site

Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Site

1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.