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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

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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.