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Item 16817

Title: Power Station, Springvale, ca 1905

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1905

Location: Springvale

Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 22723

Title: Electric Power Station, Androscoggin River, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph

Item 33662

Title: Tidal power project dam map, Lubec, 1980

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1980

Location: Lubec

Media: Map; ink on paper

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Exhibit

US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Exhibit

Pepperell Manufacturing fire insurance map, 1929

Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.