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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

The Central Maine Railroad stopped at Farmington, so several communities north of Farmington decided to build a railroad to open the region for wood…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

By 1909 all of the small narrow gauge service in Northern Franklin County was consolidated into one system, the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad S.R.R.L. Engine#9 dwarfed by Maine Central# 284 at Farmington station, ca. 1920 Item 65511 infoStrong Historical Society In order…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Railroad Station

There were two trains that crossed the bridge that day, carrying a total of 2,500 people with 880 of them coming from Rockland and other places along…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

… Frontiere where it would connect with the Quebec Central Railroad. The survey for this planned route cost $110,000.

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Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 2 of 2

Augusta, Maine Central Railroad Company, 1947. Print. President Grant Visit Bangor Daily Whig and Courier (Newspaper) October 14, 1871 through…

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Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 1 of 2

… Contributed byBangor Public Library The Maine Central Railroad (now owned by Guilford Transportation) began life as the Penobscot and Kennebec…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Ridlonville

… Contributed byMexico Historical Society The Central School, built in 1894, was burned Christmas eve of 1906 and was rebuilt in 1907.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

By 1909 all of the small narrow gauge service in Northern Franklin County was consolidated into one system, the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… from Farmington, where it connected with Maine Central Railroad, through Strong, where it branched to Bigelow on the east branch and to Rangeley on…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Engine#9 dwarfed by Maine Central# 284 at Farmington station, ca. 1920 Item 65511 infoStrong Historical Society In order for Sandy River &…

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Guilford, Maine - The Next Fifty Years 1916-1966

Central Maine Radio Services & Sales was established. Temporary Foot Bridge, Guilford, 1954Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society In…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

A railroad overpass further north marks the Maine Central Railroad line. In 1911, the MCRR track that went through Walnut Hill Village was rerouted…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 1 of 3

She was engaged by the Maine Central Railroad to help market the Rangeley Lakes as a popular destination for tourism.

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

… byStrong Historical Society The Maine Central employed Crosby as a writer and sent her all over the east coast to represent the Maine Woods at…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

Typical of this era, a railroad and hotel built in 1816 named the Commercial Hotel were present on the northwest corner of the intersection.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Service was provided through a central switchboard operator in each town. To place a call one would "ring-up" the operator and tell her who you…

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

… then compile a list for the doctor to pick up at central office prior to making his rounds. When the Somerset Telephone Company offered dial…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… the Aroostook Valley Railroad (an electric railroad that connected residents to nearby towns), the Northern Maine Sanatorium for tuberculosis…

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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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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

… Frontière where it would connect with the Quebec Central Railroad. The survey for this planned route cost $110,000.

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Skowhegan History House

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor Man Rats Out Brady Gang - Page 1 of 2

Brady was hit and fell dead in the middle of Central Street. Shaffer was hit and lay still but did not die immediately.