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Category: Transportation, Bridges

Historical Items

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Item 5699

Augusta, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Augusta Media: Stereograph

Item 5717

Views of Bangor and vicinity, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Bangor Media: Stereograph

Item 6592

Pope Memorial Bridge, East Machias, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Machias Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

Exhibit

The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Exhibit

Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

Site Pages

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

… New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future A historical town narrative Text by Kate Hall & Amanda Pingree Images from New Portland Historical…

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

Bridges of West New Portland Text by Marilyn Gorman and Dianne Pease With Images from New Portland Historical Society Grist Mill Bridge: The Grist…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village Schools

North New Portland Village Schools Text by Marilyn Gorman and Dianne Pease With Images from New Portland Historical Society The North Village in New…