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Historical Items

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Item 15857

Springvale Depot Freight Wagon before 1908

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Springvale Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 21694

Atlantic Shore Line Cars Loaded With Coal, Springvale, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 50684

Atlantic Shore Line Locomotive #100, Sanford, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Sanford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Trolley Travel

Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

… was a shed for interchange with the Atlantic Shore Railroad to York County points.(5) Rising operating costs and increasing use of automobiles…

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

… to the removal of old warehouses that lined the shores of the rivers and to the creation of new parks along the Penobscot and Kenduskeag.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 3 of 4

… hotels on the coast, such as the Checkley and Atlantic House, lured tourists who often arrived by train from Boston, New York, Montreal and beyond…