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Item 15066

1903 Knox

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum Date: 1903 Location: Seal Cove Media: Metal and Rubber

Item 15148

1904 Knox Surrey

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum Date: 1904 Location: Seal Cove Media: Metal and Rubber

Item 12013

Knox-Martin 3-wheeled tractor, 1914

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1914 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print


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Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.


Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Woodrow Wilson

But a lot of people didn’t. And we didn’t have an automobile at that time and we didn’t use it gasoline was well it cost money and had to pay it and…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Railroad Station

Train service improved greatly and long waits for automobile ferries disappeared. Passenger and freight train traffic increased enough to justify the…

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Owls Head Transportation Museum

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