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Historical Items

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Item 33741

Guilford Steel Bridge, 1907

Contributed by: An individual through Guilford Historical Society Date: 1907 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 12260

Steel Bridge, Caribou, 1892

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: 1892 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 62162

High tide and bridge construction, Lubec, 1961

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1961-10-16 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print


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The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.


The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.


A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

Site Pages

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

… Society Cement Bridge: The Cement Bridge is scheduled to be replaced with a new single span steel girder bridge to be completed in 2010.

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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.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

The Wire Bridge is a physical landmark, but the real appeal of this town is the people, past and present, that define the spirit of this rural Maine…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey