Keywords: Street cars
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Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library
Date: circa 1900
Contributed by: St. Croix Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum
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Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company
Use: Car Inspectors Building
Address: 32 Clark Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Carl Ginsberg
Use: Dwelling & Store
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.
Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.
Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.
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The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.
When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.