Main Streets

Mexico

Mexico

As paper mills were established at Rumford Falls in the 1890s, many workers and their families settled in Ridlonville in the adjacent town of Mexico. »Read More

Deer Isle

Deer Isle

With the exception of A.O. Goss’s general store at the left, small wooden shops line both sides of Deer Isle’s Main Street in this pre-World War I photograph. »Read More

Saco

Saco

Saco and its twin city of Biddeford were among the first Maine communities to become large-scale textile manufacturing centers »Read More

Norway

Norway

Of the three commercial buildings in the center of this view of Norway’s Main Street in the 1920s, only the Knights of Pythias Hall at the left now stands. »Read More

Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor

This circa 1910 view of Main Street, Bar Harbor, captures the appearance of the commercial district of one of America’s leading Victorian summer resorts »Read More