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Item 12984

Old Portsmouth Toll Bridge, Portsmouth, N.H., ca. 1915

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1915

Location: Portsmouth

Media: Photographic print

Item 9654

Toll Bridge, Leeds and Turner

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society

Location: Leeds

Media: Photographic print

Item 9155

Toll House for Skowhegan Bridge Co.

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1900

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photographic print

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Exhibit

Waldo-Hancock Bridge Dedication, June 9, 1932

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

Exhibit

W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Exhibit

Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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Site Page

First Penobscot Bridge, Bangor, ca. 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer - First Penobscot Bridge, Bangor, ca. 1846

He labeled the toll house, Skinner's Store, and the Draw. Martin (1823-1864) began in 1864 writing a Journal about his life and experiences.

Site Page

Eastport Ferry at Dock, Lubec, 1910

Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

News reports put the death toll between 183 and 200; the only copy of the passenger list went down with the ship. There were only 17 survivors.

Site Page

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods Citations

“World’s Deadliest Floods as Measured by Death Toll.” n.d. http:/// www.epicdisasters.com/index.php/site/comments/... (accessed Mar. 28, 2010).