Horse-drawn trolley, Portland, ca. 1890
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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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.
- Title: Horse-drawn trolley, Portland, ca. 1890
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 21 x 25
- Local Code: Portland Street Railroads, fl. 12
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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