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Historical Items

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Item 34036

Bridge over the Royal River, North Yarmouth, ca. 1952

Contributed by: North Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1952 Location: North Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 68682

North abutment and wing completed under the old bridge, Strong, ca. 1921

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1921 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Item 68680

Preparing to replace suspension bridge, Strong, ca. 1921

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1921 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. Volunteers.

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Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

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Student Exhibit: Somerset Railroad

The Somerset Railroad was completed in 1872. It started out as a dream to link the Maine Coast with Canadian businesses to the north. It ran from the North Woods around Moosehead Lake down to Southern Maine and back again for 56 years.

Site Pages

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of North New Portland

The Concrete Bridge replaced the old bridge. Bridge in the North VillageItem Contributed byNew Portland Historical Society Cement Bridge: The…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of East New Portland

The bridge was a five-span structure, with granite block piers and abutments supporting five timber kingpost trusses.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of West New Portland

Gould Hill Bridge: The Gould Hill Bridge, also known as on of the Twin Bridges, was also constructed by the Maine State Highway Commission.

My Maine Stories

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse

Story

I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR