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Item 17847

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad's Houlton Repair Shop, c. 1965

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1965 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 14509

Bangor and Aroostook Track Repair, Littleton, 1956

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: 1956 Location: Littleton Media: Photographic print

Item 14514

Track repair, ca. 1955

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


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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.


Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.


The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Of 1937

The Hubbard Free Library was repaired about two months after the incident. Now the library is fine and still being used today.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

All repairs of rolling stock was done in the two-track repair shop located in Presque Isle. Aroostook Valley Railroad Trestle, ca.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 4 of 4

… forced Scarborough to address the issue of road repair and maintenance at a town meeting. Twenty-two of the fifty-one articles to be voted on at…

My Maine Stories

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima