Category: Science & Technology, Engineering, Machinery & tools
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Flanging machine, Portland Company, ca. 1900
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photoprint
Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1854 Location: Bangor Media: Cast iron, steel
Atlas Plywood Co., Stockholm, ca. 1900
Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Stockholm Media: Photographic print
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The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.
Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.
Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry
The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.