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Historic Hallowell - Uniforms and Expenses

During 1905-1906, the costs of the police department stayed at $83.45. Also from 1907-1911, the police expenses decreased to $74.15 per year.

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Historic Hallowell - City Marshals

Since 1967, city marshals have been called police chiefs. Here are some of our city marshals from the past.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

The cars are of the period – yet pedestrians still enjoy a chance to linger in front of the house and watch the activities on the street.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

… Chapman Building offered eleven floors of office space and a commercial arcade. Cars and electric trolleys filled Congress Street.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

… gasoline stations, and better roads for their cars. These needs quickly changed the city landscape.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Day 1

… warm and find shelter where there was food as police had to help people out of their houses. That is the highlights of the ice storm in 1998 day 1…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Longfellow Era: 1807-1901

… in our town is the constant stir up by the horse cars. For the past months we have had the full benefit of the tearing down of brick and plastering…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Interviews - Page 1 of 2

… him about what kind of damage was done to the car he said “the damage done to the cars included Ice build up and broken windshields”.

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Of 1937

The total numbers of cars that went off the rails were three. One rolled in to Mr. Frank Moore’s home next to the library and caused very little…

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Poem

… named Kevin All at once with a groan Three train cars jumped alone Two cars stayed nearby The third however wanted to fly Into the library with a…

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Historic Hallowell - Day 4 - Page 1 of 3

For heat some people sat in their cars which is a big danger because you might get carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Historic Hallowell - Affects of the Blizzard of 1952

Their cars were buried and and they had no way to get out of their house because the snow was covering the doors and windows.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Summary Notes

The trees, cars, houses and body’s of water covered with ice. Below freezing, people gathered to friends houses or the shelters that were provided…

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Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

… private owned category was for people who owned cars or some motorized, old, mechanical machine. Most contests were between teams of firemen.

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Historic Hallowell - Day 8

… storm ended leaving behind ice coated streets, cars, power lines, tree limbs and many houses without heat and power.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Comparisons

They both had wicked icy roads and a lot of car crashes. Also they had trees that had limbs that had been blown off from being so frozen and brittle.

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Historic Hallowell - Blizzards in Hallowell

Eventually neither cars nor the plows could even drive through it. Some areas of snow measured fifteen feet in depth.

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Historic Hallowell - The Opening & Closing of Hallowell's Shoe Companies

They stayed for five years and invented the car horn. After the O’Brien Electrophone Company moved out, the Johnson Shoe Factory moved in and took…

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Historic Hallowell - Shipping

… snow covered the roads, and in the spring, the car would ruin the road because of the mud. According to Sam Webber.

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Historic Hallowell - Industry at the Mouth of the Vaughan Stream

The car was powered by a small, locomotive engine. They drove it to Augusta and back to the McClench Machine Shop in Hallowell to be dismantled and…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Interviews - Page 2 of 2

… of trees in our yard that we couldn’t get our cars out of our garage because the trees had fallen across the garage.

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

Enter the Brady Gang On the fateful day of October 12th, 1937, the Brady gang car pulled up to the Dakin Sporting Goods Company store.

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Historic Hallowell - Hurricanes Of 1954 - Stories and Timelines

Also a family of 10 was trapped on top of their car by the flood waters. A human chain of rescuers were able to save 9 of them but an 8 year old girl…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - IV. Transitions and troubles: Private enterprise shoulders an island’s needs

Police first came to the island on a temporary basis, with a deputy sheriff in the summer and a constable for the rest of the year.