Historical Items Showing 3 of 1147 View All
Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.
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.
A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."
Site Pages Showing 3 of 352 View All
“National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office.” 16 July 2006. http://www.srh.noaa.gov/sjt/?n=events-1936flood (accessed Mar. 4, 2010).
Bonsey, “to remove or cause to be removed the weather vane now placed on the top of the School Flag Staff.” According to Mr.
… had been experiencing unseasonably warm, wet weather for many days now, and they were sick of it.
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All
by Randy Randall
Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.
by Phil Tedrick
A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman
by Vera Cleaves
West Point during World War II