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Historical Items

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Item 98782

Gay Block Fire, Waldoboro, 1962

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: 1962 Location: Waldoboro Media: Photographic print

Item 14272

Model 1930 McCann fire engine, Bangor, 1930

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum Date: 1930 Location: Bangor Media: Fire Truck

Item 9361

1937 Chevrolet fire truck, Presque Isle, ca. 1959

Contributed by: Presque Isle Fire Department Date: circa 1959 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111479

Sarajo Gallery floor plan and section, New York, NY, 2016

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2016 Location: New York Clients: Yosi Barzilai; Grant Lindsey Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect

Item 111648

Barzilai/Lindsey residence floor plan, New York, NY, 1995-2015

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1995–2015 Location: New York Clients: Yosi Barzilai; Grant Lindsey Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect

Online Exhibits

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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.

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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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From Sewers to Skylines: William S. Edwards's 1887 Photo Album

William S. Edwards (1830-1918) was a civil engineer who worked for the City of Portland from 1876-1906. Serving as First Assistant to Chief Engineer William A. Goodwin, then to Commissioner George N. Fernald, Edwards was a fixture in City Hall for 30 consecutive years, proving indispensable throughout the terms of 15 Mayors of Portland, including all six of those held by James Phineas Baxter. Edwards made significant contributions to Portland, was an outstanding mapmaker and planner, and his works continue to benefit historians.

Site Pages

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Millinocket Fire Department

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Bar Harbor Fire Department

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Fire Department Technology

"For example, the Tiger or the Cascade Hand Pump, both of which were fire fighting technology in their time."

My Maine Stories

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Annette Addorio: 100+ years of memories from full life
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

From 1914 to 2018, highlights from my life in Biddeford

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Spiros Droggitis: From Biddeford to Washington DC and back
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A Greek family's impact: from the iconic Wonderbar Restaurant to Washington DC

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I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam