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Historical Items

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Item 99283

Five Kilns, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Rockland Media: Stereograph

Item 27825

Creighton Kiln Base, Thomaston, 1900

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 100121

Gay's Wharf, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Rockland Media: Stereograph

Tax Records

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Item 64438

Dry Kiln, Morrill Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas P. Beals Furniture Co. Use: Dry Kiln

Item 54340

Assessor's Record, 235-311 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Winslow & Company Use: Clay Kilns

Item 35427

Assessor's Record, 705 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lucas Brick Company Use: Shed - Kilns & Brick Oven

Exhibits

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Lime Works

… to be hired as can be, and employed in hauling kiln-wood to convenient places near the kilns so as to incumber as little mowing ground as possible.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 195-277

… Prince First Baptist Church Gordon Percival Brick kilns Steamer Bangor Cyrus Goss William Cobb, dancing master Banqor Quartet Club Zachary Taylor…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Shipbuilders - 1780s

Lime kilns were built below the bridge on both sides of the Creek in close proximity to the first shipyards in the area.