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Historical Items

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Item 17653

Fryeburg Ski transportation, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Fryeburg Media: Glass Negative

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Fish Cannery Worker Transportation Bus, Brooklin, 1948

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society Date: 1948 Location: Brooklin Media: Photo transparency

Item 13775

Waldo-Hancock Bridge Repairs by Maine Department of Transportation, 1960

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: 1960 Location: Verona; Prospect Media: Photographic print


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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.


"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan..." Waterville, 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.


Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community

Site Pages

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Maine Department of Transportation

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

Transportation Through the Years Trolleys: The Electrics Come to Town Open Air Trolley, Scarborough, ca.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Transportation

Transportation Over the years, transportation has been the key to the development and growth of Presque Isle and Aroostook County.

My Maine Stories

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How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-États
by Michael Parent

How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.


Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II


I was a regional volunteer coordinator for the Women’s March
by Erica McNally

Erica McNally's experiences in Washington at the Women's March, 2017