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Rotary snow plow, Portland, ca. 1910

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Rotary snow plow, Portland, ca. 1910

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Rotary snow plow #1 of the Portland & Yarmouth Electric Street Railway Company getting ready for winter in Portland. This utility vehicle was manufactured by the Peckham Truck Company of Kingston, New York. Street railways used rotary snow plows to clear drifts of snow that were too deep for wedge snow plows to handle.

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  • Title: Rotary snow plow, Portland, ca. 1910
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 9 x 13
  • Local Code: 2009/2-39-88
  • Collection: O.R. Cummings Maine Trolley Album Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Seashore Trolley Museum
PO Box A, Log Cabin Road, Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-2712
http://www.trolleymuseum.org/

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