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Historical Items

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Item 26658

Railroad Depot, Thomaston. ca. 1900

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Mystery Corner Item

Item 26653

Railroad workers at memorial tablet, Thomaston, ca. 1914

Mystery Corner Item What is Joe's last name?

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1914 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26657

Railroad Depot, Thomaston, 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Lincoln County through the Eastern Eye

The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.

Exhibit

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

Exhibit

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1850 to 1870

The Knox and Lincoln Railroad came through Thomaston in 1871 and purchased land either by choice or eminent domain, the proposed railway running…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Railroad Station

The earliest train ferries, the City of Rockland and the Hercules, could only carry passenger and freight cars.