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Historical Items

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Item 14054

Bangor Police Officer, Union Railroad Station

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1942 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 9029

Skowhegan Railroad Station, 1895

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: 1895 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 17840

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad station, Milo, 1960

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

Tax Records

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Item 53355

84-184 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railroad Use: Railroad - Station

Item 32685

Railroad, Bishop Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company Style: Railroad Victorian Use: Railroad - Fuel Station

Item 46486

519-595 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company Use: Railroad - Fuel Station

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111337

Grand Truck Railway Terminal, Portland, 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Portland Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Somerset Railroad

The Somerset Railroad was completed in 1872. It started out as a dream to link the Maine Coast with Canadian businesses to the north. It ran from the North Woods around Moosehead Lake down to Southern Maine and back again for 56 years.


Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.


Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Railroad Station

In that same year, ferries began carrying train cars across the Kennebec River to the Knox and Lincoln railroad line that ran from Woolwich to…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 65507 infoStrong Historical Society Early photo postcard depicting the railroad station at…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Dyer (1854-1932) served as the railroad station agent at Strong for 52 years. As such, he was responsible for the entire operation of the terminal…

My Maine Stories

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An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania

Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021


Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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