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Historical Items

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Item 17358

Turret Lathe Bay, Bangor and Aroostook Railroad, Derby, c. 1960

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Derby Media: Photographic print

Item 7998

Lathe at the Portland Company

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photoprint

Item 67306

Darning Egg, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pike through Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Strong Media: Lathe-turned wood

Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

… before plastic and foam decorations were created. This novelty was lathe-turned and finished in red lacquer by Strong Wood Turning Corp.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

… Historical Society This little canister was lathe-turned by Strong Wood Turning Corp. in two pieces.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… before plastic and foam decorations were created. This novelty was lathe-turned and finished in red lacquer by Strong Wood Turning Corp.