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Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society
Date: circa 1910
Media: black and white photograph
Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
Date: circa 1900
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Owner in 1924: Oakhurst Dairy
Use: Carriage House
Owner in 1924: Andrew Hawes
Use: Carriage Shop
Owner in 1924: Benjamin F. Libby
Use: Shop - Carriage
Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.
Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.
The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community
The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.