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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of North New Portland

The Concrete Bridge replaced the old bridge. Bridge in the North VillageItem Contributed byNew Portland Historical Society Cement Bridge: The…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… water’s edge, few houses, the only roads being foot and horse paths. Travel was by boat. By 1790 North Lubec, with a population of 245, was far…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - A Murder In Strong

… daughter of Isaac and Susan Libby, left on-foot from her family farm northwest of the village, on her way to services at the Methodist Church.

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Lubec, Maine - The Blizzard of '34 - Page 1 of 2

… freezing, reduced the accumulated white stuff a foot, leaving the streets ankle deep in cold water.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

… this picture then zooming in reveals the eleven-foot framed etching across the bottom of the wide window, with what appear to be two buckets and a…

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Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

… bells ranging from 240 to 1500 pounds plus a 14-foot triangular affair like a giant old time rural dinner bell were used sequentially.

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

… bad spell Fly Rod was carried up to the foot of Mt Blue where she spent some time recovering.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Prominent Women

… students, the grave marker was replaced with a 10 foot tall monument. This monument honors them for their service to local education.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

… is now only used for trains, and the Sagadahoc Bridge now acts as the way to cross the Kennebec River by car, foot, or bicycle.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

In the early 1780s, the second wharf in town was built at the foot of South Street. Its owner, Jonathan Davis, also constructed a store that was…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Wharf, Store and Blacksmith Shop

Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society This complex, located near the modern-day bridge to Cushing at the end of Wadsworth Street, was a…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early 1800s

… King of Bath, who owned the Knox Wharf at the foot of Wadsworth Street, the Limestone Hill quarry and other valuable property mortgaged to him by…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Granite and Ice Industries

The crews would cut pond ice into two-by-four-foot slabs weighing about 200 pounds each and store them, packed in sawdust, in ice houses.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mt. Zircon Reservoir - Page 2 of 3

… gatehouse was to be of a circular form with a 10 foot interior diameter. The three gates to maintain water flow were located inside.

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Skowhegan History House

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

… considered a more accessible location a covered bridge was built and named Porter Bridge. Elizabeth Abbott recalls that in earlier years a ferry…

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

This bridge was created by people wading across the water with logs to build a bridge to get to Upsala.

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

… 1871Item Contributed byBangor Public Library Tin Bridge Wreck The Tin Bridge collapsed under the weight of an express mail train on August 9, 1871.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Railroad into the Village

The bridge has been pronounced, by those capable of judging, to be one of the best structures of the kind in this country. Much credit is due to Mr.

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Guilford, Maine - Pre-Settlement And The First 100 Years

… three at Low’s Bridge, four at Sangerville, one foot bridge and four regular bridges at Guilford Village prior to the present structure.

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Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 1 of 2

… Bank building on lower State Street near the foot of State Street Hill. As a large crowd gathered to watch the disaster unfold, the fire consumed…

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Guilford, Maine - The Next Fifty Years 1916-1966

Temporary Foot Bridge, Guilford, 1954Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society In the early 1950’s the construction for a new steel and…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

… winters, in the boot and shoe store of Samuel Foote on Front Street, north of Merchants' Row. The wind carried the fire along the west side of…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Community and Commerce

Thompson charged 10 cents for someone on foot, 31 cents for a horse and carriage, and 3 cents apiece for sheep or pigs.