Keywords: Freight ship
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Contributed by: Stanley Museum
Date: circa 1905
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Bangor Public Library
Date: circa 1901
Media: Offset Print
After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.
For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.
Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.
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By the 1870s, sixty-five trains a day transported passengers and freight in and out of Portland and through Scarborough.
… sixty-five trains a day brought passengers and freight in and out of Portland, many through Scarborough.
The Seawind carried passengers and freight, and the Quarry Wharf became a social center at landing time when islanders gathered to exchange news and…
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