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Historical Items

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Item 17999

Union Station, Bangor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 29397

Train at Scarborugh Beach Station, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1880 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 10755

Interior of Union Station, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111316

The Checkley House, Scarborough, 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Scarborough 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.

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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

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Site Pages

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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…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Railroad Station

Many of those tourists use the restored train station in Bath. The restored station is also a welcoming center for tourists traveling the coast on…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Presque Isle’s Historic Fire Station

Presque Isle’s Historic Fire Station Text by Ethan and Logan, students at Presque Isle Middle School Edited by Presque Isle Historical Society X…

My Maine Stories

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Story

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

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

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My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines