Category Archives: Maine – Local Interest

SOLD! Ralph’s Cash Market, Canton Maine – 2 Calendars From 1960

Wow… look at the telephone number! I grew up in Oxford County, about 35 miles from Canton – and I even have a photo of myself as a 4 or 5 year old, sitting under the old crank phone we … Continue reading

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Soil Survey – Aroostook County, Maine – Northeastern Part, Issued 1964

We’ve had this for a bit, although it was put into storage when there were no takers the first time around.  Let’s see how it does in 2020… now that it’s nearly 60 years old! This large manual gives the … Continue reading

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Vintage Editions of the Maine Legislative Record

Here we have 10 bound copies of the Maine Legislative Record, dating from 1967 to 1974.  Not all years are represented, and of the years that are included, some encompass more than one bound volume.  Price:  $30.00 for all, plus … Continue reading

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SOLD! Vintage Wall Plaque from The Silent Woman, Waterville ME

  Once upon a time, there was a well-known restaurant in Waterville (ME) called The Silent Woman… possibly everyone in the entire state had eaten there at some point! The restaurant is no more but we do have one of … Continue reading

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“Certificate of Promotion to the High School” – Lawrence Worden, 1929

  We found this “Promotion to the High School” – I love that wording! – certificate for Lawrence Worden in a clean out last year, and had hoped to find a relative or descendant of young master Worden or either … Continue reading

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Soil Survey – Penobscot County Maine, Issued 1963 – With Loads of Maps!

This large manual also gives the following information on the cover: Series 1959, No. 28.   United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service.  In cooperation with the University of Maine Agricultural Experiment Station. I considered taking the book apart … Continue reading

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July ArtWalk – Brandon Goding is Our Featured Photographer!

Clearly, my photography is no where near as good as Brandon’s (which I say with full acceptance of my point & click method using my iPhone – and getting lots of glare in the process), but the pictures here will … Continue reading

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Vintage Nick Knowlton/Katahdin! Hardcore Rock n’ Rolla from 1982

  Older locals from Lewiston Auburn will remember the band Katahdin… and its lead singer Nick Knowlton, who sadly passed away recently after an amazing career. The Hardcore Rock ‘n Rolla album dates back to 1982, when I would have … Continue reading

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SOLD! Art: Tarzan, Jane and the Dinosaur by R W Field, Auburn (ME) Artist

John and I were at an auction one day, both of us going in different directions searching through the kinds of items that we’re each attracted to, when both of us zoomed in on this original painting. Tarzan? Jane? A … Continue reading

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SOLD! Antique Book: The Town Register – Oxford, Hebron and Minot – 1906

  The Town Register – Oxford, Hebron and Minot – 1906 Subject:  History of Oxford, Hebron & Minot including town officials, the names of local citizens, list of soldiers, “professional men”, “patrons of husbandry” and more.  Also includes the handwritten … Continue reading

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