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Historical Items

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Item 14479

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad's Derby Yard, c. 1955

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Derby Media: Photographic print

Item 17358

Turret Lathe Bay, Bangor and Aroostook Railroad, Derby, c. 1960

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Derby Media: Photographic print

Item 17354

Box car repair, Derby Shop, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1970 Location: Derby Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Eye in the Sky

In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.

Exhibit

Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

Derby Road sported a candy and sundry shop, post office and library in one block. Across the street was a women's dress shop, operated by local…

Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun

… carnivals, tractor pulls, rodeos, demolition derbies, horse shows, and even a trans-Atlantic balloon race.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Dan Gagne: The story behind Biddeford’s legendary speed skater
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Stories from a competitive athlete with countless awards and contributions to his community