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Item 14784

Bicycle Club members, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photographic print

Item 9767

Bicycles at Philpot's Store, Springvale, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Springvale

Media: Photographic print

Item 78796

Portland-Monson Slate Company, Monson, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

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Jack Lawrence, Saco, on Bicycle, ca. 1900

A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.

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Brunswick-Topsham pedestrian bridge, ca. 1920

The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

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Waterville City Hall during the centennial celebration, 1902

"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan…" Waterville in 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

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Red Cross cart in bicycle parade, Biddeford, 1917

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Estelle M. Tatterson (1852-1934)

Tatterson (1852-1934) Red Cross cart in bicycle parade, Biddeford, 1917 Item 31001 infoMcArthur Public Library In eulogizing her, a friend…

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan Then and Now

…   Our movie on Skowhegan Then and Now Bicycle ClubItem Contributed bySkowhegan History House This movie was part of our heritage studies.

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1906 Autocar, Type VII, Touring

Owls Head Transportation Museum

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