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Historical Items

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Item 15962

Train, possibly in Springvale

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Springvale Media: Print from Glass Negatives

Item 61016

Train wreck, Biddeford, 1894

Contributed by: An individual through Biddeford Historical Society Date: 1894-06-10 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 10462

Bangor and Aroostook train wreck

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 76785

216-280 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company Use: Shed - Train

Exhibits

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

Exhibit

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955

Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description The north bound Bangor and Aroostook diesel…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Training School, Presque Isle, ca. 1920

Training School, Presque Isle, ca. 1920 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description This school was constructed in 1860 and…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Train Station, Presque Isle, ca. 1908

Bangor and Aroostook Train Station, Presque Isle, ca. 1908 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description Photograph shows…

My Maine Stories

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Story

How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-√Čtats
by Michael Parent

How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life
by Bob Small

How the Vietnam war affected my life