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Historical Items Showing 3 of 793 View All

Item 8738

Carriages at Johnson's, Waterford, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Waterford

Media: Photographic print

Item 16488

Wicker Baby Carriage , c. 1900

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Littleton

Media: wicker

Item 35261

The Townsend Brothers, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 11 View All

Item 54518

Assessor's Record, 364 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Oakhurst Dairy

Use: Carriage House

Item 85577

Assessor's Record, 436-460 Westbrook Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Andrew Hawes

Use: Carriage Shop

Item 56109

Assessor's Record, 1483-1491 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin F. Libby

Use: Shop - Carriage

Exhibits Showing 3 of 15 View All


Reuben Ruby hack ad, Portland, 1834

Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

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.


Taber wagon with horses and farm laborers, ca. 1910

Taber Wagon

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


Oakland Park, Rockport, ca. 1915

A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

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.

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Pine Point Road, Scarborough, ca. 1907

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway

… by the mile, Franklin rode the post roads in his carriage with a homemade odometer attached to a carriage wheel to calculate distance traveled.(3)…

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Pine Point RR Station, Scarborough, ca. 1890

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 1 of 4

… Canadian tourists no longer had to endure long carriage trips to visit Scarborough beaches. By the 1870s, sixty-five trains a day brought…

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Map of Scarborough with Marshland

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 1 of 4

Historical Overview Map of Scarborough with MarshlandItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum Scarborough: They Called it…