Search Results

Keywords: Oil

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

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

… Society Johnson's or Potato Island with Harry Johnson's boat yard and the Patch Medicinal Oil factory where cod liver oil was pressed.

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

… that for years and years after the medicinal fish oil factory closed for business, people could still smell the cod liver oil as you got near…

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - I. Canoes and Clamshells: The Pre-European Settlement Years

… site to hunt seal and porpoises for skins and oil, as well as to gather sea fowl eggs, sweet grass, clams and lobsters. As Dr.

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

The nation turned to coal, iron, and oil. Maine’s decreased role in the national trend toward industrial growth would later become an attraction when…

Site Page

Blue Hill, Maine - Artist

Four Birds of Native Species is an oil on canvas painting by Jonathan Fisher that demonstrates his artistic ability and his interest in nature.

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - …next came the artists and rusticators.

Oil on canvas. (Cincinnati Art Museum) X The 1844 visit of New York painter Thomas Cole (1801-1848) marked the start of Mount Desert Island’s…

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

A proper handle had the oil from their hands and hung just right. The handles were brushed with leather.

Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

The heating oil tanks inside of the tenement building exploded over time, and ripped into the foundation.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… portion of the store burned due to overheated oil lamps left burning in the upstairs meeting hall.

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… then put into a press and squeezed for their oil. The leftovers were used as fertilizer. In Abram Gilpatrick's memoirs he recalls cast very large…

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Andrew Smith Store

Andrew Smith Store Andrew Smith's store, Swan's Island, ca. 1940Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Captain Andrew C.

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old Buildings

Old Buildings Bonnie and Donnie Staples' house Minturn Schoolhouse The Tea Room Redmen's Hall Seaside Hall Andrew Smith Store…