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Item 14246

Carriage Sleigh

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Bucksport

Media: Rattan and Wood

Item 44484

Horse drawn sleigh, Bangor, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Bangor

Media: Glass Negative

Item 16476

Assorted Sleigh Bells, Houlton, c. 1880

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1880

Location: Houlton

Media: Brass

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Item 76296

178-182 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: First Free Baptist Society

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 54481

263 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edward B. Winslow

Use: Dwelling - Two family

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Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.


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Taber wagon with horses and farm laborers, ca. 1910

Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community


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John Poor, Portland, ca. 1860

J.A. Poor and the Portland-Montreal Connection

John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.

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John Mooney, Presque Isle, ca. 1910

Presque Isle: The Star City - John Mooney, Presque Isle, ca. 1910

… Description Photograph shows five men on a sleigh. An arrow on the photo accompanies the words "John Moon," with the rest of the name torn off.

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Schoolbus sleigh, South Winn, 1925

Lincoln, Maine - Communication & Transportation

… something interesting about Lincoln's history. Schoolbus sleigh, South Winn, 1925Item Contributed byLincoln Historical Society

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Skyline Farm - Making and Preserving History

… includes over 100 examples of antique carriage & sleighs and provides educational and recreational programs based on the role of horse-drawn…

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Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898

by Hugh J. Chisholm

Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.