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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 11 of 13

… Historical Society The truck on the right has a flat body. This truck has a hydraulic hoist. It is located behind the backboard at the center of…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1870-1890 - Page 2 of 4

… a short basque (a fitted jacket-like bodice) and flat fronted skirt flaring out at the back. An early 1870s short gray-green basque dress also…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley R.R., Presque Isle, ca. 1939

in Presque Isle. Flat Car #20 is loaded with people in front of freight car #52, which is partially in the car barn.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1850-1870 - Page 4 of 4

… neck, and a wide green waist sash, features a flat front skirt that spreads expansively to the rear.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

… in mud to the knees to dig through the tidal mud flats for clams. There is no quick way to harvest clams; only hand tools or hands are allowed by…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Outerwear 1800-1830

… 1800-1810 unlined slim silk twill coat with a flat fold over closure and early full headed sleeves set very high at the back; a Longfellow family…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Gauze evening dress with silk sash, ca. 1865 - Page 1 of 4

… dress reflected that fashion edict with its flat, plain front, and a skirt gathered at the back.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1930-1940 - Page 1 of 4

… dress features a front closure with four large flat pearl buttons, waist level buckled belt, and a straight skirt with a single neat pleat falling…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

They loaded on the beach or mud flat areas at Lincolnville and Gilkey Harbor. The Red Wing, owned and operated by Leroy McCorison transported cars…

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Historic Hallowell - Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers

The scow schooner, which used a schooner rig on a flat-bottomed, blunt-ended scow hull, was popular in North America for coastal and river transport.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Dairy Farms Memories - Page 1 of 2

The drag would make flat paths. That looked like little roads. Albert and his friends would take their tricycles and wagons and pretend that they…

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Lincoln, Maine - Ballard Hill School, Lincoln, ca. 1930

The roof was flat and in 1988, seventy years after it was built, it had never leaked and the town had never had to repair it.

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Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1870-1890 - Page 3 of 4

… it’s below knee length basque fits closely over a flat front skirt edged with a wide band of pleating.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1940-1950 - Page 2 of 3

… the original 'little black' cocktail dress by major U.S. designer Nettie Rosenstein featured a huge flat black bow with tails from waist to hem.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1850-1870 - Page 3 of 4

… detachable long sleeves, fringed neck trimming, flat skirt pleating at front and tight cartridge gathers at the back.

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Lincoln, Maine - Ferries

… of Lincoln Ferry Pictures Early ferries were flat and made of logs; the logs were placed side by side like a flat boat.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 2 of 4

Clam diggers believed they were losing flats and that clams were worth thousands of dollars more than hay.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Bridge That Changed The Map

The cables, drawn and wound from 400 strands of wire to a diameter of 3½”, were strung across the towers and connected to the anchorages. Flat iron…

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

Notice the mud flats on the shore in the photograph on the left, taken on September 1, 1961. On the right, a photograph of September 7, 1961 shows…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - New Sweden Athletic Club

Eventually skis got better. They became flat and skinny skis for cross country and then they had fatter skis so they could jump.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Architecture

… sided the houses with planks, hewed the logs flat on the inside and filled the chinks with moss to reduce draughts, and covered the ceilings with…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 8 of 13

This truck has a flat body that can carry 40 barrels. After this truck was loaded with 40 barrels, it was driven to the potato storage building.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

The building now has a flat roof, but originally had a hip roof. It is brick with a granite foundation. Sagadahock National Bank, Bath, ca.