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Item 14054

Bangor Police Officer, Union Railroad Station

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1942 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 17999

Union Station, Bangor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 15795

Louise Surrette, Union Railroad Station, Bangor, 1943

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1943 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.


A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.


Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

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

Penobscot River Railroad The Penobscot River Railroad was a “railroad that never was”. It was chartered by the state in 1836 to go from Bucksport to…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 1 of 4

… for the Union Army.(6) Scarboro Beach Railroad Station, 1909Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Source Notes 1.Scarborough Historical…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

… was in close proximity to the railroad station, making the streets direct routes for people heading to the railroad station, often using…