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Item 21725

Train Tracks Going up Green Mountain

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1890

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Photographic print

Item 31163

Train Wreck, Hallowell, 1937

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library

Date: 1927-11-10

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photographic print

Item 23875

The Dummy Train at Camp Ellis Station, 1915

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum

Date: 1915

Location: Camp Ellis

Media: Photographic print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 18 View All


Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

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.


Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

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.


Forest Paper Co. workers, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

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Train Wreck, Hubbard Free Library, Hallowell, 1937

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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MMN Image 27659

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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Knickerbocker Express, ca. 1938

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 Showing 2 of 2 View All


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