St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.
… cut and lowered, it next had to be loaded onto a flatbed truck on the frames built by the High School Shop class for transport to the railroad car.
… other trains except there was a delay with their flatbeds staying on the track. At noon, the Lewiston Train finally arrived, but with the three…