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Presque Isle: The Star City - Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955

Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description The north bound Bangor and Aroostook diesel…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Training School, Presque Isle, ca. 1920

Training School, Presque Isle, ca. 1920 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description This school was constructed in 1860 and…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Train Station, Presque Isle, ca. 1908

Bangor and Aroostook Train Station, Presque Isle, ca. 1908 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description Photograph shows…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society…

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Map

Train Wreck Map Map X

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Poem

Train Wreck Poem On the tenth of November, 1937 There was a young man named Kevin All at once with a groan Three train cars jumped alone Two cars…

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Of 1937

Train Wreck Of 1937 Train Wreck, Hubbard Free Library, Hallowell, 1937Hubbard Free Library On November 10, 1937, a train hopped the tracks…

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Historic Hallowell - The Stevens Training Center Serenaders

The Stevens Training Center Serenaders The Stevens Training Center began as the Maine Industrial School For Girls.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - George Francis Train, Bangor, 1866

George Francis Train, Bangor, 1866 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description George Francis Train, a…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Bus Service, Presque Isle, 1957

On November 25, 1957, four busses replaced two trains (No. 2 and No. 7) that provided commuter service to the region.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad

The first train arrived in January 1895. That year the Bangor and Aroostook hauled 195,000 passengers.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Canadian and Pacific Railroad

… brought by the railroad, were desperate to have train service and approached the New Brunswick Railway (later known as the Canadian & Pacific).

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

Freight service consisted on one train a day every day covering the entire route. Trains frequently consisted on 20 cars each during the winter…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - National Community Christmas Tree - 1959

Awaiting a train ride to the Capitol National Community Christmas Tree, Presque Isle, 1959Presque Isle Historical Society Pictured here on…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

Instead of boarding his train that day, he immediately began making plans to restore the plant. In 1905, while searching for lumber, he found a…

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

… began again and on November 20, 1836 the first train ran from Bangor to Old Town, and the line opened to the public on the 29th November.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… home to the Aroostook State Normal School that trained teachers, a public library sponsored by the Andrew Carnegie Foundation, the Aroostook Valley…

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Important Women of Bangor

The training school trained teachers through tough and thorough studies. The graduates of Snow’s school found it easy to get teacher positions in…

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Life on a Tidal River - The Great Bangor Floods: 1902 and 1976

The Great Bangor Floods: 1902 and 1976 Train station and waterfront, Bangor flood, 1902 Partially submerged boxcars alongside a double-masted…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War

The soldiers were trained for only one day in Washington D.C., so they were fairly unprepared. Eventually, they were stationed in St.

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 2 of 4

forces, being drilled and trained under the command of General McClellan. The Regiment would be engaged in six campaigns: Yorktown, Williamsburg…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 1 of 4

The public was upset, because the Boston & Maine trains were sometimes late and connections were missed.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Timeline of Events

… storyboard along with other teams at mid-year training at Maine Historical Society First SKYPE session between student team members and Scarborough…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Public Library

… of community based programming partnerships, and training as a meeting facilitator. Incorporated in 1899, The Scarborough Public Library has a long…