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Item 21725

Train Tracks Going up Green Mountain

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

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Train Wreck, Hallowell, 1937

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: 1927-11-10 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

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The Dummy Train at Camp Ellis Station, 1915

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1915 Location: Camp Ellis Media: Photographic print


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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.


Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.


Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Of 1937

… Library On November 10, 1937, a train hopped the tracks, slammed in to the Hubbard Free Library and caused a lot of damage to the library.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

Freight service consisted on one train a day every day covering the entire route. Trains frequently consisted on 20 cars each during the winter…

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Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 1 of 2

Train Wreck at Tin Bridge, Bangor, 1871Item Contributed byBangor Public Library Tin Bridge Wreck The Tin Bridge collapsed under the weight of an…

My Maine Stories

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August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life
by Bob Small

How the Vietnam war affected my life


My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima