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Item 21729

Title: Train Number 1 for Green Mountain Rail Road

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1890

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Photograph

Item 8786

Title: Old Orchard Road, Saco,1939

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: 1939

Location: Saco

Media: Photoprint

Item 29383

Title: Black Point Road, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Scarborough

Media: Photograph

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Item 54277

Address: 207-217 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Rail Road Company

Use: Power Plant

Item 54278

Address: Assessor's Record, 207-217 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Rail Road Company

Use: Air Shaft

Item 76658

Address: 768-784 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Rail Road Company

Use: Storage - Sand

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John Poor, Portland, ca. 1860

J.A. Poor and the Portland-Montreal Connection

John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.


 John Burton with weeding spade, ca. 1900

Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.


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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Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

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.


Theodore Santarelli de Brasch, Kennebunk, 1964

Seashore Trolley Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.