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Historical Items

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Item 9788

Horse & Buggy with Four Ladies

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 9789

Horse and Buggy with Man and Lady

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 148220

Portland Civil Engineer Edward Foster in a one-horse buggy, 1887

Contributed by: City of Portland - Planning & Development Date: 1887-10-24 Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 35601

885-889 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Amos Ashnault Use: Store

Online Exhibits

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Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

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From Sewers to Skylines: William S. Edwards's 1887 Photo Album

William S. Edwards (1830-1918) was a civil engineer who worked for the City of Portland from 1876-1906. Serving as First Assistant to Chief Engineer William A. Goodwin, then to Commissioner George N. Fernald, Edwards was a fixture in City Hall for 30 consecutive years, proving indispensable throughout the terms of 15 Mayors of Portland, including all six of those held by James Phineas Baxter. Edwards made significant contributions to Portland, was an outstanding mapmaker and planner, and his works continue to benefit historians.

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

Liveries were common in the age of the railroad, and a large one was on Washington Street until about 1860.

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

These businesses proliferated during the '40s and '50s, when islanders had recovered from the Depression and were anxious to purchase new merchandise…

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Lincoln, Maine - Main Street, Lincoln, ca. 1890

… Society Description Horse and buggy complete with rider shaded by an umbrella shown on Main Street, Lincoln, prior to paved roads…