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Item 14106

Stetson Yard, Brewer, ca. 1882

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: circa 1882 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Item 15309

The Hulling Machine, Indian Pond, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Lantern slide

Item 35444

Lubec's Sumner Pike federal nomination, Washington DC, 1943

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1943-05-15 Location: Washington Media: Ink on paper

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South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.


Moosehead Steamboats

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.


The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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Davistown Museum

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

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Historic Hallowell - Ship Parts

Webber, Sr., an individual partner Ship hulls were built from trees in the forests of the Hallowell area in Maine.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding Industry Expands - 1850 to 1857

… smaller crews and built with larger and deeper hulls, greatly affected their desirability for successful world trade.