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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Early Settlers

… up the Kennebec River and over land by foot or horse through unsettled areas following the trails of early trappers or Indians.

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

… cross on piles – some 800 feet, and the old Iron Horse, with his freight of timber and piles, goes over it a distance of about 600 feet.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… long after, the town was seeing the “mechanical horse” on the streets. A number of dealerships were advertising their “exceptional machines” by…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… 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 more…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

… traveled to his customers’ sites by cart and horse. The trip from Old Town to Fort Kent would take five weeks round trip.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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