The casino at Cape Porpoise, ca. 1905

Contributed by Seashore Trolley Museum

The casino at Cape Porpoise, ca. 1905

Purchase a reproduction of this item on


A postcard showing a view from the water of the casino at Cape Porpoise. The casino was developed as a middle-class resort by the Atlantic Shore Line Railway. The interior of the building was spartan, with folding chairs and temporary tables. There were four dining rooms, two private and two public. A seafood dinner could be had for fifty cents. The casino burned down in 1915.

View/Add Comments

About This Item

  • Title: The casino at Cape Porpoise, ca. 1905
  • Creation Date: circa 1905
  • Subject Date: circa 1905
  • Town: Cape Porpoise
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: 2009/2-2-1
  • 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

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.