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Maine Central Railroad Company

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Gregory Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0029
Abstract

The collection contains Gregory Baker's photographs and negatives of logging and lumbering operations and railroad construction in northern Maine in the early part of the 20th century. The collection contains glass plate negatives, photographs and cellulose negatives.

Dates: 1902-1973; Majority of material found within 1902-1933

James Campbell, interviewed by John F. Myers

 Series
Abstract

1196 James Campbell, (1877-1981), interviewed by John Myers, May 11, 1978, Brewer, Maine. 7 pp. Tape: 1 1/2 hrs. w/ brief cat. Campbell talks about his emigration from Prince Edward Island to Brewer in 1923; Maine and his life there and here; also sings four songs. Topics include: working in a brickyard; raising cattle; farming; working on the railroad; and lobster fishing. Text: brief catalog. Recording: T 1255 - T 1256, CD 0963 - CD 0965 1 1/2 hours.

Dates: 1978

James Campbell, interviewed by John Myers and Art Ruston

 Series
Abstract

1203 James Campbell, (1877-1981), interviewed by John Myers and Art Ruston, August 4, 1978, Brewer, Maine. 8 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ brief cat. Campbell talks about emigration from Prince Edward Island; woods work; railroad work; sings several ballads. Text: brief catalog. Recording: T 1261 1 hour.

Dates: 1978

Lois LaBeau Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1315
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials collected by Lois LaBeau about the history of Old Town and Orono, Maine. Most of the collection consists of photographs of individuals and scenes in the two towns, including a train accident in Orono in 1898 on the Maine Central Railroad, photographs of pupils in Orono schools in 1885 and 1924, logging on the Penobscot River, St. Mary's Church in Orono, and photographs of a play at Old Town High School in 1925. Several photographs of Indians are also...
Dates: 1885-1964

Maine Central Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0309
Abstract

Records of the Maine Central Railroad Company, at one time the largest railroad in New England, and some of its subsidiary companies. The collection is arranged in two series: I. Executive and administrative records and II. Records of subsidiaries and ancillary companies.

Dates: 1850-1963; Majority of material found within 1880-1920

Memorandum Books (1907-1908)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1504-sc
Abstract

Four volumes from an unidentified compiler recording work done in various locations in Maine, perhaps for the Maine Central Railroad Company. Volumes contain reports on inspecting bridges and trestles, orders for material for girders and culverts, and lists of numbers or amounts of pilings and lumber. One piece of letterhead from the Maine Central Railroad Company found with the volumes provides the only reference to a specific railroad company.

Dates: 1907-1908