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Item 14448

Play at the Casino in Bar Harbor

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Historical Society

Date: 1920

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Photographic print

Item 28807

In front of the Casino, Riverton Park, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Portland

Media: Postcard

Item 6133

Cape Cottage Casino

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1908

Location: Cape Elizabeth

Media: Photographic print

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Item 98952

1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company

Use: Casino - Office - Dining

Item 88582

Little Diamond Island Association property, Fessenden Avenue, Little Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Little Diamond Island Association

Use: Casino and Wharf

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After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

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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Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

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473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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Play at the Casino in Bar Harbor

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Performing Arts Bar Harbor

… Performing Arts Bar Harbor Play at the Casino in Bar Harbor Item 14448 infoBar Harbor Historical Society Play at the Casino in Bar Harbor…

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Gateway Motor Co., Lincoln, ca. 1935

Lincoln, Maine - Gateway Motors

In 1922, the business started out as Casino Motors, owned by Mr. Allie Webber. Casino Motors was a large structure with a capacity to sell 100 cars.

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Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1930

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Of The Arts Era

This Casino was not intended for gambling but rather as a venue for theater, sporting events, dances, concerts, town meetings, graduations, and other…