Maine State Museum, Augusta Photos

The Maine State Museum features collections relating to Maine industries plus a general collection of glassware.

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Maine State Library & Museum. Augusta, ME.Lion Locomotive pulled lumber to sawmills for nearly fifty years in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Lion Locomotive details of drive wheels in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Gasoline Lombard log hauler first introduced as steam-powered machine in 1901 which revolutionized the lumber industry in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Maine State Library & Museum. Augusta, ME.Lion Locomotive (1846) pulled lumber to sawmills for nearly fifty years in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Lion Locomotive details of drive wheels in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Gasoline Lombard log hauler first introduced as steam-powered machine in 1901 which revolutionized the lumber industry in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Alvin O. Lombard invented the moving track in 1901 for his log hauler which today serves on tractors & military vehicles. Augusta, ME.Early vertical saw mill mechanism in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Clapboard saw , invented by Robert Eastman & Josiah Jaquith in 1820, changed production of building cladding from splitting trees with an ax to rip-cutting logs held on a radial axis in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Mannequin fixing ship's rigging in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Alvin O. Lombard invented the moving track in 1901 for his log hauler which today serves on tractors & military vehicles. Augusta, ME.Early vertical saw mill mechanism in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Clapboard saw (c1850), invented by Robert Eastman & Josiah Jaquith in 1820, changed production of building cladding from splitting trees with an ax to rip-cutting logs held on a radial axis in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Mannequin fixing ship's rigging in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Products of Maine's sardine industry in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Ice box before refrigerators were invented in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Equipment used in cutting ice blocks for use in refrigeration when ice was still obtained from lakes in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Crane for lifting granite blocks in quarry industry in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Products of Maine's sardine industry in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Ice box before refrigerators were invented in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Equipment used in cutting ice blocks for use in refrigeration when ice was still obtained from lakes in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Crane for lifting granite blocks in quarry industry in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Antique carriage for carrying granite blocks in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Early industrial loom in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Cobblers bench & tools in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Rawnsley Runabout automobile in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Antique carriage for carrying granite blocks in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Early industrial loom in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Cobblers bench & tools in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Rawnsley Runabout automobile (1904-5) in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Side view of Runabout made in Maine by Hollon Rawnsley in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Burrowes Model-E Tourabout by E.T. Burrowes Co. of Portland in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Ceramic containers by Ballard & Brothers, Gardener, ME, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Preserve pots by Thomas T. Kendrick of Hollis Center, ME, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Side view of Runabout made in Maine by Hollon Rawnsley in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Burrowes Model-E Tourabout (1908) by E.T. Burrowes Co. of Portland in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Ceramic containers (1854-5) (cream pot & jug) by Ballard & Brothers, Gardener, ME, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Preserve pots (c1815-78) by Thomas T. Kendrick of Hollis Center, ME, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Stoneware pottery by Orcutt & Crafts of Portland, ME, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Baked bean pot by E. Swasey & Co. in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Glass collection in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Collection of glass oil lamps in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Stoneware pottery (c1835-50) by Orcutt & Crafts of Portland, ME, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Baked bean pot (1891-7) by E. Swasey & Co. in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Glass collection in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Collection of glass oil lamps in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Clear glass pitcher signed H. Lilley probably by a South Boston firm in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Amberina glass champagne pitcher & tumblers probably by New England Glass Works, Cambridge, MA, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Marbled pressed glass probably by Challinor, Taylor & Co. Tarentum, PA, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Chocolate glass mustard pot in shape of fish by Charles E. Beam of Indiana Tumbler & Goblet Co., Greentown, IN, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Clear glass pitcher (c1813-30) signed H. Lilley probably by a South Boston firm in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Amberina glass champagne pitcher & tumblers (c1883-8) probably by New England Glass Works, Cambridge, MA, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Marbled pressed glass (c1886-91) probably by Challinor, Taylor & Co. Tarentum, PA, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Chocolate glass mustard pot in shape of fish (1900-3) by Charles E. Beam of Indiana Tumbler & Goblet Co., Greentown, IN, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Pressed Carnival-glass pitcher by Fenton Art Glass Company, Williamstown, WV, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Green engraved Console set of bowl & covered glasses made in Czechoslovakia copying antique Bohemian design in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Ruby-stained souvenir glass which was engraved by local craftsmen with names of visitors to fairs or tourist attractions in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to Moses C. Hanscom in 1864 cast by Wm. Wilson & Son of Philadelphia in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.
Pressed Carnival-glass pitcher (1911) by Fenton Art Glass Company, Williamstown, WV, in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Green engraved Console set of bowl & covered glasses (1918-38) made in Czechoslovakia copying antique Bohemian design in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Ruby-stained souvenir glass (1875-1910) which was engraved by local craftsmen with names of visitors to fairs or tourist attractions in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to Moses C. Hanscom in 1864 cast by Wm. Wilson & Son of Philadelphia in Maine State Museum. Augusta, ME.

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