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Historical Items

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Item 82245

Munjoy Hill Pump Station Exterior, Portland, ca. 1931

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: circa 1931 Location: Portland Media: Lantern slide

Item 82224

Munjoy Hill Pump Station Interior, Portland, ca. 1931

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: circa 1931 Location: Portland Media: Lantern slide

Item 8096

Blake's steam pump display

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Media: Albumen print

Tax Records

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Item 89901

Lowell property, Fern Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Linda W. Lowell Use: Stables and Henhouse

Item 90023

Von Tilling property, Sunset Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Johannes Von Tilling Use: Pump House

Exhibits

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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.

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Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

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Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining Baird's Quarry

The men are trying out the pump they rigged up on the raft before setting it in place to pump out the quarry.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining Baird's Quarry

Draining Baird's Quarry Pumping the water, Swan's Island, 2003 Item 70591 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Men stand on a raft in the…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Jasper Beckwith Spraying Potatoes, Presque Isle, 1940

… shown a type of sprayer that appears to power the pump off the wheels. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.