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Historical Items

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Item 17095

Boating on the Aroostook River, Caribou, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1908 Location: Caribou Media: Postcard

Item 17094

Power Dam on Aroostook River, Caribou, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Caribou Media: Postcard

Item 13626

Aroostook River from Presque Isle Bridge, 1891

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1891-05-24 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109215

Dead River Company service station alterations, Calais, 1947

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1947 Location: Calais Client: Dead River Company Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109231

Dead River Company service station alterations, Houlton, 1946

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1946 Location: Houlton Client: Dead River Company Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Online Exhibits

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Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

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High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990

"Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society…"

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

"It provided a reduction in voltage for the electric trolley. Aroostook Valley Railroad SubstationPresque Isle Historical Society Gould’s…"

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad Trestle, ca. 1910

"An Electric trolley is on the trestle. The substation buildings can be seen on the opposite side of the river."

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life