Keywords: Water tank
Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 36
Home hot water tank, Littleton, ca. 1940
Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Littleton Media: Copper
Metal water tank, Portland, ca. 1900
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: 1902 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print
Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 2 of 10
House for Mr. Solon S. Cahill, Brunswick, 1904
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1904 Location: Brunswick Client: Solon S. Cahill Architect: Coombs and Gibbs Architects
Randall/Jarashow residence floor plan, Wayne, 1989
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1989 Location: Wayne Clients: David Randall; Judy Jarashow Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect
Toll residence floor plans, Otisfield, 1986
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1986 Location: Otisfield Clients: Robert Toll; Jane Toll Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 12
Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years
While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.
Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland
The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.
In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 12
Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 3 of 4
… two: Brining As were herring were put in the tanks, more salt and water was added, and the mixture was tended for several days, according to Hall…
Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4
… to “break up” the salt and fish in the brining tanks. Van Riper’s photograph of the Brining Room shows one ready to use.
Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Waterfront - Page 1 of 2
Later in the 1940s and 50s, the waterfront was used by people along Water Street and a lumber company.
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 4
Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall
We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.
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