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Historical Items

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Item 14272

1930 McCann Fire Engine, Bangor, 1930

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum Date: 1930 Location: Bangor Media: Fire Truck

Item 82263

Fire Engines at Jefferson Street Station, Waldoboro, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 1960 Location: Waldoboro Media: Photographic print

Item 98782

Gay Block Fire, Waldoboro, 1962

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: 1962 Location: Waldoboro Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

Site Pages

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Millinocket Fire Department

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Bar Harbor Fire Department

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Fire Department Technology

For example, the Tiger or the Cascade Hand Pump, both of which were fire fighting technology in their time.

My Maine Stories

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Annette Addorio: 100+ years of memories from full life
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

From 1914 to 2018, highlights from my life in Biddeford

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Spiros Droggitis: From Biddeford to Washington DC and back
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A Greek family's impact: from the iconic Wonderbar Restaurant to Washington DC

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I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam