Category Archives: Ephemera – Maine

SOLD! 27 Original “Oxford Democrat” Newspapers from 1894-1901

  We were excited to acquire 27 original issues of the old “Oxford Democrat” dating from November 13, 1894 to July 16, 1901!  This was especially fun for me, as some of my family has lived in the Oxford Hills … Continue reading

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SOLD! Reproduction: Maine Central Railroad – Via Bangor & Piscataquis, and Monson Railroads

We just aquired 4 of these reproduction copies of the “Maine Central Railroad – Via Bangor & Piscataquis, and Monson Railroads”.  I’m not sure when the original was published as the only date I can find (1889) may be the date … Continue reading

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SOLD! Reproduction: Maine Central Railroad, Handbook of Officers, Agents, Stations and Sidings, 1917

Among the several sets of reproduction railroad handbooks we picked up at a recent auction were these repros of the “Maine Central Railroad, Handbook of Officers, Agents, Stations and Sidings” from the original 1917 edition.  We have three of these … Continue reading

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SOLD! Reproduction: Grand Trunk Railway, Portland to Island Pond, 1907

We just picked up 8 of these reproduction copies of the “Location, Description and Dimensions of the Stations, Buildings, Agents’ and Section Houses, Stock Pens, etc” Portland to Island Pond, and Island Pond to International Boundary Line, of the Grand Trunk … Continue reading

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Lot of 70+ Year Old Maine Extension Service Manuals

We picked up a great little lot of 70+ year old Extension Service manuals, brochures & pamphlets… some are a real blast to scan through. For example, the “Pest Control Materials” handbook includes DDT, which wasn’t banned in the U.S. … Continue reading

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SOLD! Amazing WWII Era Scrapbook from Boothbay Harbor ME

This was originally a book about the Buick Motor Company titled “The Factory Behind The Car”, but over 70 years ago, an avid Maine news junkie by the name of Gertrude L. McKown, of McKown Hill in Boothbay Harbor, turned … Continue reading

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