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Historical Items

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Item 17847

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad's Houlton Repair Shop, c. 1965

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1965 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 10753

Monson Shoe repair business, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 29344

E.G. Williams Shoe Repair Shop, Blue Hill, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 74962

Car Repair Shop, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Use: Car Repair Shop

Item 96566

187-191 Veranda Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Norton Dyer Repair Co. Use: Service Garage

Item 36853

99 Clark Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Enoch C Richards Use: Garage

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109688

Garage for Imperial Automobile Repair Co., Skowhegan, 1914

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1914 Location: Skowhegan Owner: Imperial Automobile Repair Co. Commission Type: Architecture

Item 109123

Limestone Air Force Base aircraft maintenance & repair shop, Limestone, 1947-1951

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1947–1951 Location: Limestone Owner: United States Air Force Commission Type: Architecture

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.

Exhibit

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Exhibit

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

1930 Item 19548 infoStockholm Historical Society Shoe repair stand used to keep shoes steady while repairing them.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Workers repair damage to suspension bridge, Strong, 1915 Item 68679 infoStrong Historical Society After a cargo truck broke through…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Workers repair damage to suspension bridge, Strong, 1915 Item 68679 infoStrong Historical Society After a cargo truck broke…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

My career working at Pepperell Mills in the Vellux Division
by David Bishop

My 35 years working in the Vellux blanket division of Pepperell Mills, Biddeford.

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II