Randy Pelkey of The Cote Corp. in Auburn operates a crane Friday morning that lifts a loading platform to a third-floor window of the Androscoggin County Building in Auburn. The company was hired to remove heavy items in the Androscoggin Historical Society’s collection for transport to its new location on Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Dave Lapointe of The Cote Corp. in Auburn maneuvers a loading platform into place Friday morning outside the third-floor window of the Androscoggin County Building in Auburn. Display cases, right, and many more heavy items were placed on the platform and lowered to a truck for transport to the Androscoggin Historical Society’s new headquarters at 98 Lisbon St. in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

An old saddle is among treasures found Friday in the attic of the Androscoggin County Building in Auburn. The Androscoggin Historical Society is moving from Turner Street to Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Androscoggin Historical Society President David Chittim moves an old bicycle found Friday in the attic of the Androscoggin County Building in Auburn for transport to the new society headquarters at 98 Lisbon St. in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Artifacts on the walls leading to the Androscoggin County Historical Society in the county building in Auburn will be among the last items moved to the new location on Lisbon Street in Lewiston. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal) Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Dave Lapointe of The Cote Corp. in Auburn moves one of many display cases Friday morning at the Androscoggin Historical Society headquarters in the Androscoggin County Building in Auburn. The case was slid out the third-floor window onto a loading platform  and lowered by a crane to a truck for transport to the society’s new headquarters on Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

A photo of the New Auburn fire taken May 15, 1933, is one of dozens of paintings, portraits, photos and memorabilia waiting Friday morning to be moved from the Androscoggin Historical Society headquarters in Auburn to its new location on Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

A massive safe manufactured by The General Fireproofing Co. of Youngstown, Ohio, was among the heavy items moved Friday morning from the Androscoggin Historical Society in Auburn to its new location on Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Items from the Androscoggin Historical Society collection await transport Friday morning from the Androscoggin County Building in Auburn to the society’s new headquarters at 98 Lisbon St. in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Dave Lapointe of The Cote Corp. in Auburn maneuvers a loading platform into place Friday morning at a third-floor window of the Androscoggin County Building in Auburn. Workers from the crane and rigging company and members of the Androscoggin Historical Society were moving heavy items from the building for transport to the society’s new location on Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Old record books, ledgers, portraits and other items are stacked Friday morning for transport from the Androscoggin Historical Society headquarters in Auburn to its new location at 98 Lisbon St. in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

A dusty old pair of sunglasses found at the Androscoggin Historical Society headquarters waits Friday morning to be packed and moved from the third floor of the Androscoggin County Building in Auburn to Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Crane operator Randy Pelkey of The Cote Corp. in Auburn maneuvers a loading platform into place Friday morning at the Androscoggin County Building in Auburn. The company was hired to move heavy items belonging to the Androscoggin Historical Society from the third floor for transport to its new location on Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

One of dozens of paintings, portraits, photos and memorabilia hang Friday morning on the walls at the Androscoggin Historical Society in the county building on Turner Street in Auburn. The society is packing up its collection and moving it to Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Workers from The Cote Corp. move one of dozens of display cases and other large items Friday morning at the Androscoggin Historical Society in Auburn. The society hired the Auburn company to help move some of its large and heavy items from the third floor of the Androscoggin County Building to its new location at 93 Lisbon St. in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

An antique fire engine hand pump sits Friday at the entrance of the Androscoggin Historical Society headquarters in the Androscoggin County Building in Auburn. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Dave Lapointe maneuvers a loading platform into place Friday morning at a window on the third floor of the Androscoggin County Building in Auburn. Workers from The Cote Corp. in Auburn and members of the Androscoggin Historical Society were moving heavy items to be taken to the new society site on Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

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