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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… northerly along lower Main Street from below the railroad crossing toward the village. The building on the left is the Franklin House, a boarding…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Items Working the junction at the Strong railroad station, Strong, ca. 1918 Item 69484 infoStrong Historical Society The engine on the…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

… connection of the rails of the Biddeford & Saco Railroad Company to those of the Portland Railroad Company.(2) Scarborough would have trolley…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Buckfield

The Rumford Falls and Buckfield Railroad passed through the town. Its depot was at Buckfield Village, the business center for the area.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - About the Project

Rumford Falls, Buckfield Railroad, ca. 1870Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society From the beginning, the RSU has endeavored to forge cohesion…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… Andrew Carnegie Foundation, the Aroostook Valley Railroad (an electric railroad that connected residents to nearby towns), the Northern Maine…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

Aroostook Valley Railroad and Maine Public Service Company building, Presque Isle, 1921Presque Isle Historical Society Gould’s original plan was to…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Hugh J. Chisholm, Sr. - Page 1 of 2

He ultimately sold newspapers on the Grand Trunk Railroad System. He formed a partnership with his brother, in 1861, to publish papers for this…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 1 of 4

… paper when he sold newspapers on the expanding railroad lines. Within only a few years, Hugh and his brother, the “Chisholm Brothers”, had…

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

The railroad company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Eastern Railroad, was the first link between Portland and Boston and points south.

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

Carlton Corliss of the Association of American Railroads and Congressman Clifford G. McIntire suggested that Presque Isle bid for the right to…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… canning shop was set-up on Depot Street with railroad access across the street. The canning shop operated for twelve years, receiving and…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Student Exhibits

… and Grant Building The Patten Free Library The Railroad Station Sagadahoc Block and Sagadahock House The Sagadahoc County Courthouse 94 Front…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Society When the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad discontinued operations in 1935 several pieces of rolling stock were purchased by local…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Society The Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad Engine# 7 left the rails on the Bigelow Extension ca. 1916.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Historical Society A short walk from the railroad station, Walter L. Jones (1857-1932) and his wife Louise Howard Jones (1856-1931) operated a…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Continental Paper Bag Company

At the same time, a railroad track was laid between the factory and the warehouse, permitting the loading of as many as 22 cars at one time.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 3 of 4

… steel Rumford Falls Bridge, the Rangeley Lakes Railroad bridge, and the Ridlonville bridge were washed away.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… the story of the Buckfield and Rumford Falls Railroad, or all those stagecoach lines that used to run hither and thither? What was it really like…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

… Company, and the Rumford Falls and Rangeley Lakes Railroad. With the construction of the Oxford Paper Company in the planning stages, he could see…

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Norcross Heritage Trust

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

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Peru

… banks of the Androscoggin River, bounded by the railroad, stood Peru’s largest business, the factory known first as Berst Foster, Dixfield Company…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

Porter mill and property near the Strong railroad depot. From this mill site Forster Manufacturing Co.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… In order for Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes railroad passengers and freight to make connections at Farmington for destinations beyond, a…