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Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Media: Rattan and Wood
Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society
Date: circa 1895
Media: Glass Negative
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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.
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
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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… 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.
… something interesting about Lincoln's history. Schoolbus sleigh, South Winn, 1925Item Contributed byLincoln Historical Society
… 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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by Hugh J. Chisholm
Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.