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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… petitioned President Jefferson to establish a light at West Quoddy Head 1807 • President Jefferson initiates trade embargo.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

A log kept by the light keeper at West Quoddy Head recorded as many as 17 outbound and 15 inbound craft passing the Head in September 1874.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

… Lakes Railroad follows the rails south toward the station. Though very convenient to have rail service running through the mill yard, employees…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… in service until 1980 when a deep well pumping station took over the task and twelve inch distribution mains were laid.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Megantic Railroad ran easterly from the Strong station, behind Forsters Toothpick mill, then northerly through the mill yard.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… the engine entered from the Phillips line, causing it to go off the rails between the north-bound line at the station and the Kingfield line.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Lakes Railroad follows the rails south toward the station. Though very convenient to have rail service running through the mill yard, employees…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… Megantic Railroad ran easterly from the Strong station, behind Forsters Toothpick mill, then northerly through the mill yard.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… Lakes Railroad follows the rails south toward the station. Though very convenient to have rail service running through the mill yard, employees…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… the engine entered from the Phillips line, causing it to go off the rails between the north-bound line at the station and the Kingfield line.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

… was in close proximity to the railroad station, making the streets direct routes for people heading to the railroad station, often using…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

Maine Central Railroad then contracted for replacing that station in 1941 with a brick building that remained in service until 1959.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

… Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910Item Contributed byStrong Historical Society As gold brought rails west…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - About Us - Page 2 of 3

They learned about lighting, angles, and shadows that will best display some of the artifacts that the Strong Elementary School and Historical…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 3 of 3

Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910 Today one can still hitch ride on the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad at…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 3 of 4

… Larger deliveries came through the railroad station at the base of Norton Hill. Lucky residents might collect a box of fresh bananas and oranges in…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - National Blue Ribbon School

New windows, lighting, heating and ventilation systems installed, and classrooms for the then 220 students would all be 700 square feet and renovated.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 1 of 3

… the passage from outer darkness to inner light, and trade implements have mystical and symbolic meaning.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 2 of 3

Loading deer on the train at Strong station, ca. 1915 Strong was a popular stop for "sports" traveling to and from the Rangeley Region on the Narrow…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

He would operate by candle or lamp light in the kitchen, if necessary. One variation of such dedication tells of a trip to New Vineyard across Porter…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 4 of 4

A light would come on, and the caller would say to whom he wanted to talk. Everybody listened to everyone else's conversations on those early "party…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Other Recreation

… Loading deer on the train at Strong station, ca. 1915Item Contributed byStrong Historical Society Return to Student Research Hunting…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

He enlisted in Battery 2, 1st Maine Light Artillery, on November 11, 1861. He re-enlisted in December, 1863, and was promoted to Corporal in 1865.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Interviews - Page 2 of 2

So, we had no lights and of course the heat had gone off. And we didn’t have a secondary source of heat, we didn’t burn wood or anything.