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Train Tracks Going up Green Mountain

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

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Train Wreck, Hallowell, 1937

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: 1937 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

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The Dummy Train at Camp Ellis Station, 1915

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1915 Location: Camp Ellis Media: Photographic print


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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.


Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.


Student Exhibit: Somerset Railroad

The Somerset Railroad was completed in 1872. It started out as a dream to link the Maine Coast with Canadian businesses to the north. It ran from the North Woods around Moosehead Lake down to Southern Maine and back again for 56 years.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Of 1937

… Library On November 10, 1937, a train hopped the tracks, slammed in to the Hubbard Free Library and caused a lot of damage to the library.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

Freight service consisted on one train a day every day covering the entire route. Trains frequently consisted on 20 cars each during the winter…

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Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 1 of 2

Train Wreck at Tin Bridge, Bangor, 1871Item Contributed byBangor Public Library Tin Bridge Wreck The Tin Bridge collapsed under the weight of an…

My Maine Stories

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August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life
by Bob Small

How the Vietnam war affected my life


My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima