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Historical Items

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Item 104631

Crosby Maintenance facility, South Portland, 1959

Contributed by: Maine Turnpike Authority Date: 1959-03-13 Location: South Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 18507

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad track maintenance equipment, c. 1990

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1990 Media: Photographic print

Item 14487

Track Maintenance Equipment, Oakfield, c. 1960

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Oakfield Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 76733

50-122 St. John Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company Use: Signal Maintenance Shop

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109123

Limestone Air Force Base aircraft maintenance & repair shop, Limestone, 1947-1951

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1947–1951 Location: Limestone Client: United States Air Force Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.

Exhibit

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Exhibit

Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… and to the right, and the railroad turntable and maintenance shed at far right. The turntable was used to change the direction of an engine and…

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… and to the right, and the railroad turntable and maintenance shed at far right. The turntable was used to change the direction of an engine and…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… for conducting periodic inspections and maintenance on their assigned section of track. The handcar was the primary means of transportation to get…