Horse-drawn trolley, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Horse-drawn trolley, Portland, ca. 1890

Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.

Description

Two horses were needed on the Congress Street line of the Portland Railroad Co. to pull the trolley up Munjoy Hill.

Once the trolley had completed the ascent, the second horse was returned to the bottom to await the next car.

View/Add Comments

About This Item

  • Title: Horse-drawn trolley, Portland, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: Portland Street Railroads, fl. 12
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
Website

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.