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Pine Point RR Station, Scarborough, ca. 1890
Contributed by: Bruce Thurlow through Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print
Main Street, Ellsworth, ca. 1896
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1896 Location: Ellsworth Media: Photographic print
Harbor View Hotel, Bath, ca. 1910
Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Bath Media: Glass Plate Negative
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Maine Streets: The Postcard View
Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.
Lincoln County through the Eastern Eye
The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.
A Convenient Soldier: The Black Guards of Maine
The Black Guards were African American Army soldiers, members of the segregated Second Battalion of the 366th Infantry sent to guard the railways of Maine during World War II, from 1941 to 1945. The purpose of the Black Guards' deployment to Maine was to prevent terrorist attacks along the railways, and to keep Maine citizens safe during the war.
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Blue Hill, Maine - Buggy Ride to South Blue Hill, 1907
Buggy Ride to South Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description Rusticators on a summer ride to South Blue Hill in…
Lincoln, Maine - Main Street, Lincoln, ca. 1890
… Society Description Horse and buggy complete with rider shaded by an umbrella shown on Main Street, Lincoln, prior to paved roads…
Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison Industries
… taught how to build wooden wagons, buckboards, buggies and sleighs. This led to the production of harnesses and tack for horses.