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Historical Items

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Item 15222

Maine Public Service generators, Presque Isle, 1959

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: 1959 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 15218

Generator delivery, Presque Isle, 1959

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: 1959 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 15220

Delivery of generators, Presque Isle, 1959

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: 1959 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Electric generator delivery, Presque Isle, 1959

… Chase Transport Corporation delivering diesel electric generators to Maine Public Service in Presque Isle.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Delivery of generators, Presque Isle, 1959

… and Aroostook Railroad delivers four diesel electric generators to Maine Public Service in Presque Isle.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

… discontinued use of electricity and switched to diesel. As roadways improved, however, the needs for passenger services declined.