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Historical Items

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Item 13501

Iron Bridge plaque, Fryeburg, 1894

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society Date: 1894 Location: Fryeburg Media: Iron

Item 16314

Iron Bridge, Houlton, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 68694

Tri-span bridge completed, Strong, 1965

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: 1965 Location: Strong Media: Photo negative


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The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.


The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.


Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Southerly view through the iron bridge, Strong, ca. 1923 Item 68688 infoStrong Historical Society A view of the iron bridge in…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Given time for the concrete to properly cure, the old bridge will then be removed and construction will begin on the new iron bridge.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

… over the Sandy River in Strong was opened to the public August 22, 1965. The old iron bridge was not removed for some time after the opening.

My Maine Stories

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21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey