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Item 82263

Fire Engines at Jefferson Street Station, Waldoboro, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 1960 Location: Waldoboro Media: Photographic print

Item 82125

South Portland Submarine Line 1922

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: 1922 Location: Portland; South Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 7428

Main Street sewer construction, Biddeford, 1914 - 1915

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1914 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print


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Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.


The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.


A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… Consolidated School 1977 • Construction of Lubec Municipal Building on site of the old Hilltop School 1980s • Growth of salmon aquaculture, sea…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 3 of 4

… byStrong Historical Society This quasi-municipal non-profit organization had a board of three trustees elected by the voters of the district…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… the water, electric and sewer systems and a new municipal building. This period of prosperity also led to the expansion and eventual consolidation…