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Historical Items

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Item 19577

Danforth Railroad Bridge, 1907

Contributed by: An individual through East Grand School Date: 1907 Location: Danforth Media: Postcard

Item 19581

Railroad tracks by mills, Danforth

Contributed by: An individual through East Grand School Date: circa 1930 Location: Danforth Media: Photographic print

Item 5857

Maine Central Railroad, Waterville, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1970 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

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Passing the Time: Artwork by World War II German POWs

In 1944, the US Government established Camp Houlton, a prisoner of war (POW) internment camp for captured German soldiers during World War II. Many of the prisoners worked on local farms planting and harvesting potatoes. Some created artwork and handicrafts they sold or gave to camp guards. Camp Houlton processed and held about 3500 prisoners and operated until May 1946.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 65507 infoStrong Historical Society Early photo postcard depicting the railroad station at…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… of the terminal connecting the Sandy River Railroad with the Franklin & Megantic Railroad and the Phillips & Rangeley.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad Railroad terminal area viewed from south, Strong, ca. 1908 Item 63693 infoStrong Historical Society The railroad station is in the…