Loading potatoes, Searsport, ca. 1965

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Searsport was the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad's connection to the world enabling it to directly export timber, potatoes and other products and more economically import the coal it needed to power its locomotives without having to jointly arrange rates with Maine Central Railroad.

The SS Pioneer Dale at the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad pier in Searsport taking on a load of Maine potatoes.

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About This Item

  • Title: Loading potatoes, Searsport, ca. 1965
  • Creator: Richard W Sprague
  • Creation Date: circa 1965
  • Subject Date: circa 1965
  • Locations:
    • Searsport, Waldo County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19 cm x 23 cm
  • Collection: Richard Sprague
  • Object Type: Image

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