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Keywords: Washington County Railroad

Historical Items

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Item 81182

The Last Train Out, Princeton, 1933

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: 1933-07-22 Location: Princeton Media: Postcard

Item 81003

Early Train, Princeton, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Princeton Media: Photographic print

Item 88023

Mansion House, Robbinston, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Robbinston Media: Glass Negative

Online Exhibits

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.


Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.


Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

"Until the automobile in the early 1900s, roads and businesses were suited for people on foot, carriage, or railroad."

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

"Click for Railroad Photos The new railroad had an immediate and profound impact. Mills built along the railroad made Strong the logging community it…"

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Railroad Station

"… and cars could avoid the traffic light at Washington Street. However, drivers could also avoid stopping in Bath and spending money at local stores…"

My Maine Stories

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.