Articles by Wayne E. Reilly

 
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Maine’s mystery: Where did all the caribou go?

By Wayne E. Reilly on Nov. 23, 2014, at 9:29 a.m.
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Beware the confidence men of old Bangor

By Wayne E. Reilly on Nov. 09, 2014, at 7:01 a.m.
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Trolley traveling through East Corinth in the early 1900s.

‘Phantom Trolley’ spooked Bangor carmen a century ago

By Wayne E. Reilly on Oct. 26, 2014, at 2:18 p.m.
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High-tech wonders entertained Mainers a century ago

By Wayne E. Reilly on Oct. 12, 2014, at 11:59 a.m.
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Crossing the Penobscot River between Bangor and Brewer by trolley was a major transportation breakthrough nearly a century ago.

Trolley crossing united Bangor, Brewer in 1914

By Wayne E. Reilly on Sept. 28, 2014, at 4:42 p.m.
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3 Penobscot County sheriffs ousted by prohibitionists a century ago

By Wayne E. Reilly on Sept. 14, 2014, at 9:39 a.m.
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Rumors, uncertainty plagued Maine at start of World War I

By Wayne E. Reilly on Aug. 31, 2014, at 4:19 p.m.
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Bangor residents battled white plague a century ago

By Wayne E. Reilly on Aug. 17, 2014, at 11:26 a.m.
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Kronprinzessin Cecilie

German ‘Treasure Ship’ introduced Maine to World War I

By Wayne E. Reilly on July 27, 2014, at 10 a.m.
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‘Race wars’ afflicted Hancock Street a century ago

By Wayne E. Reilly on July 20, 2014, at 5:57 a.m.
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Auto season, 1914: Imps and jumping cows

By Wayne E. Reilly on June 22, 2014, at 5:12 p.m.
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Early Bangor carnival parade float.

Summer fun cooled war fever in Bangor, 1914

By Wayne E. Reilly on June 08, 2014, at 9:46 a.m.
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A large lunch wagon can be seen stationed behind other wagons selling farm produce in Pickering Square in this turn-of-the-century postcard showing Bangor’s big open-air market.

Street vendors — from hot dog stands to organ grinders — enlivened old Bangor

By Wayne E. Reilly on May 25, 2014, at 5:24 p.m.
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Bangor mayor declared ‘death to slot machines’ a century ago

By Wayne E. Reilly on May 11, 2014, at 6:23 p.m.
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Log drivers

Hundreds of immigrant loggers stranded in Bangor a century ago

By Wayne E. Reilly on April 27, 2014, at 12:34 p.m.
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The Bon Ton Ferry with the Eastern Steamship Co.’ terminal in the background.

Ice out on the Penobscot excited folks a century ago

By Wayne E. Reilly on April 13, 2014, at 1:15 p.m.
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Cigar manufacturers pose at their Bangor factory in 1905.

When cigars may have been the key to improving Bangor’s economy

By Wayne E. Reilly on March 30, 2014, at 11:34 a.m.
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The Fashion in 1899

Colored wigs raised uproar in Bangor a century ago

By Wayne E. Reilly on March 16, 2014, at 2:26 p.m.
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White slavery ‘panic’ swept Maine a century ago

By Wayne E. Reilly on March 02, 2014, at 12:52 p.m.
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Bangor’s traveling salesmen promoted ‘scientific babies’

By Wayne E. Reilly on Feb. 16, 2014, at 1:54 p.m.