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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad

This station site used to be the Phair Hotel owned by James Phair. He sold the building and land to the B&A, who later tore down the home for the…

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Allagash Historical Society

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Ellsworth Public Library

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Peru Historical Society

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Stockholm, Maine

B&A Railroad The B&A Railroad (Bangor and Aroostook Railroad) was built in 1881. Because of the increase of population, railroad workers felt that…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Maine Railroads

… Historical Society The Bangor and Aroostook, or B&A, had train stations in New Sweden Station, Jempland, and Stockholm.

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Acadian Archives

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - The Crew

She finished her B.A. from the University of Maine at Orono in 2006. Candi has been active in the Swan's Island Educational Society since 2001 and…

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Lithgow Public Library

[b]Selected Lithgow Library's images:[/b] A cultural, educational, and recreational focal point for the community, the library offers programming…

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Rumford Area Historical Society

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

In effect, the law gave the B & A a monopoly to protect it from competitors. All would-be competitors’ plans had to be approved by the B & A.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Project Sources

—(LI) (JF) Herrick, R.B. A Century of Shipbuilding in Blue Hill Maine 1792-1892, (Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the…

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Guilford, Maine - The Next Fifty Years 1916-1966

… byGuilford Historical Society In 1958, the B & A Railroad discontinued passenger service. Piscataquis area schools formed in the name of…

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Lincoln, Maine - Civil War

… and where’ in the form of a few paragraphs" B.A. Osborn, 1st Maine Cavalry, ca. 1864Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society The Lincoln…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - National Community Christmas Tree - 1959

… (tree committee, Northern Printers) Gus Nadeau (B & A Railroad) Presque Isle Historical Society Frank Hayes, Vaughn Cole, Arthur Bennett…

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Guilford, Maine - Special Events

The beloved annual fair came to an end when the B & A Railroad ceased. When the rail line was abandoned and the tracks taken up, it removed the…

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Prince Memorial Library

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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