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Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society
Date: circa 1905
Media: Print from Glass Negative
Contributed by: Winslow Historical Preservation Committee
Media: Photographic print
Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.
After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.
George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.
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Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description The north bound Bangor and Aroostook diesel…
Click for Railroad Photos The new railroad had an immediate and profound impact. Mills built along the railroad made Strong the logging community it…
Their canning shop was set-up on Depot Street with railroad access across the street. The canning shop operated for twelve years, receiving and…