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Historical Items Showing 3 of 53 View All

Item 67525

Title: Poplar, Forest Paper Co., Yarmouth, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Yarmouth

Media: Photograph

Item 13320

Title: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad trestle, Houlton - 1894

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1894

Location: Houlton

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 35505

Title: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad trestle, Sheridan, ca. 1902

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library

Date: circa 1902

Location: Ashland

Media: glass negative

Tax Records Showing 3 of 11 View All

Item 86840

Address: Assessor's Record, Trestle, Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Pocahontas Fuel Company Incorporated

Use: Trestle

Item 86886

Address: Assessor's Record, Trestle, Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Randall E McAllister

Use: Trestle

Item 86125

Address: Assessor's Record, Trestle, B and M Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: A R Wright Company

Use: Trestle

Exhibits Showing 3 of 3 View All

Exhibit

After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Exhibit

Forest Paper Co. workers, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

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.

Exhibit

473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Sites Showing 3 of 4 View All

Site

Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.