Search Results

Keywords: Aroostook War

Site Pages

These sites were created for each contributing partner or as part of collaborative community projects through Maine Memory. Learn about collaborative projects on MMN.


Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Aroostook War

… I was someone who was living at the time of the Aroostook War (also known as the “Pork and Beans War” and the “Lumberjack War”), I would be nervous…

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society…

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad Trestle

An Electric trolley is on the trestle. The substation buildings can be seen on the opposite side of the river. The Aroostook Valley Railroad began…

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

The Bangor & Aroostook Railroad did view the Aroostook Valley Railroad as a threat to business and expanded their lines through Washburn, Mapleton…

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad X Text by Chandler and Gabby, students at Presque Isle Middle School Images from and the students X The B&A…

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Loading sugar beets, Aroostook County, ca. 1975

In the 1970s, potato farmers in Aroostook County grew sugar beets as a rotation crop with potatoes. While a promising concept, scheduling problems…

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Bus Service, Presque Isle, 1957

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Bus Service, Presque Isle, 1957 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description In 1957, Bangor and…

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Birds Eye mobil combine, Aroostook County, ca. 1960

Birds Eye mobil combine, Aroostook County, ca. 1960 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description A Birdseye mobil combine for…

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook GP-38, Presque Isle, 1991

Bangor and Aroostook GP-38, Presque Isle, 1991 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description Bangor and Aroostook Railroad's…

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley R.R., Presque Isle, ca. 1939

Aroostook Valley R.R., Presque Isle, ca. 1939 Contributed by Seashore Trolley Museum Description Opening day in 1910 of the Aroostook

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad and Maine Public Service Building

Aroostook Valley Railroad and Maine Public Service Building X Text by Jacob and Craig, students at Presque Isle Middle School Edited by Presque…