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Historical Items

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Item 29333

Douglass Copper Mine, Blue Hill, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 15177

1909 Corbin

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum Date: 1909 Location: Seal Cove Media: Metal and Rubber

Item 19542

Pike pole, Stockholm. ca. 1930

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Stockholm Media: Iron

Tax Records

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Item 54278

Assessor's Record, 207-217 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Rail Road Company Use: Air Shaft

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109726

Plan of Dynamos and Shafting for Electric Light Station, Lewiston, 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1895 Location: Lewiston Client: Lewiston Water Works Architect: George M. Coombs

Online Exhibits

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Walter Wyman and River Power

Walter Wyman's vision to capture the power of Maine's rivers to produce electricity led to the formation of Central Maine Power Co. and to a struggle within the state over what should happen to the power produced by the state's natural resources.


Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.


Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Iron Foundry

… Hallowell Iron works manufactured brass castings, shafting, hangers, and pulleys. Orders are always on time and steam and gas fittings are always…

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Historic Hallowell - The Fuller Foundry

They produced iron and brass casting, shafting, hangers, and pulleys. These products were recognized as being average quality, for they weren't the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

… statues of Union soldiers and heroes, granite shafts, tablets, urns, and mounted cannon. The GAR also encouraged the preservation of Civil War…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey