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Historical Items

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Item 16017

Giguere's Food Depot potato bag, Waterville, c. 1960

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1960 Location: Waterville Media: Paper

Item 15857

Springvale Depot Freight Wagon before 1908

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Springvale Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 33801

Train Depot, Guilford , ca. 1896

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1896 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 55748

Assessor's Record, 1205 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Deering Dairy Use: Milk Depot

Exhibits

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

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Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955

Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description The north bound Bangor and Aroostook diesel…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Grant-Wilson political rally, Augusta Depot, 1872

Grant-Wilson political rally, Augusta Depot, 1872 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Bands and…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Depot Street, Strong, ca. 1920 Item 64916 infoStrong Historical Society The home on the left on Depot Street in Strong was…

My Maine Stories

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I'm fortunate to live in Livermore Falls
by Kenny Jacques

I've seen a lot of changes in Livermore Falls, and hope we will reinvent again soon.

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The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima