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Keywords: Pumping station

Historical Items

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Item 20491

Flooded Pumping Station, Brunswick, 1936

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1936 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 13601

Houlton Water Company pumping station, 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 28769

Water Pumping Plant, Lubec, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1912 Location: Lubec Media: Locally printed photographic postcard

Tax Records

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Item 70673

131 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Texas Company (Preble Street Station) Use: Pump House

Item 68576

Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company property, Cushing's Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company Use: Pumping Station

Item 82566

Coburn property, N. Side Park Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jay A. Coburn Use: Pumping Station

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109730

Addition to Pumping Station, Lewiston, 1894

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1894 Location: Lewiston Client: Lewiston Water Works Architect: George M. Coombs

Item 111316

The Checkley House, Scarborough, 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Scarborough Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online 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.


Remembering Mellie Dunham: Snowshoe Maker and Fiddler

Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.


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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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Fire Department Technology

For example, the Tiger or the Cascade Hand Pump, both of which were fire fighting technology in their time.

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

… building a new system, consisting of a deep well pumping station on the South Strong Road. The town added a 500,000-gallon enclosed concrete…

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 2 of 5

… fire station got the water from the river using a pump that was in the mill. In the first year after it was built, they raised $944 to buy new…

My Maine Stories

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Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine