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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Corn Canning Industry

The plant was located where present day McDonald’s restaurant and Irving’s gas station are. Back to History of Farmington's Agriculture

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

Gas stations were erected on the corners in the 1960s. Roy's Provision Market opened around 1958 at 775 Washington Street, as recorded in multiple…

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Lincoln, Maine - Main Street, Lincoln, ca. 1920

… the left, the first building is the Lincoln House gas station on the corner lot of Main and Burton St., next is the Masonic Hall where the Town…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… the Carlton Bridge, thereby causing most of the gas stations on Vine Street to close. And, the popularity of the automobile probably contributed to…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 2 of 3

There was only one gas station in Northeast Harbor, down from four. The last barber left town in the mid-1970s. The pharmacy closed in 1989.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

Gas tanks exploded and walls fell every couple of minutes, causing screams from the crowd. Soon the Brunswick Hand Tubs were there to help.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Columbian Block

… the president of the Bath Street Railroad, Bath Gas and Electric company, and the New England Ship Building Company. Galen C.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 3 of 4

… a motor court with the advent of World War II and gas rationing, and the Government converted the units to housing for South Portland shipyard…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

… Porter's house was built in the area where the gas pumps at White Elephant are located today. That home later became the Hotel Strong.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

… operated by local businessman Walter Hall and a gas service station. Next to the block was a barbershop, another grocery store outlet, plumbing…

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

Soon Farmington had a gas station on Main Street. Yet, as quickly as the town changed, much remained the same.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Gas Station Calendar, Islesboro, 1947Item Contributed byIslesboro Historical Society Because transportation was so difficult in the early days…