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Item 6897

Trolley cars, Lisbon Street, Lewiston

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Lewiston

Media: phototransparency

Item 21263

Calais Street Railway cars, Calais, ca. 1900

Contributed by: St. Croix Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Calais

Media: Photographic print

Item 26824

Portland & Yarmouth Street Railway carhouse, Portland, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: 1937

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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Item 70669

Car Inspectors Building, Preble Street Yard, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company

Use: Car Inspectors Building

Item 36822

32 Clark Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Carl Ginsberg

Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 84529

10 Bates Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John Wilkinson

Use: Store

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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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Main Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

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.


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Bangor Railway & Electric Co. No. 76

Trolley Travel

Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.

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Will Brown with his Ford, Lincoln, ca. 1910

Lincoln, Maine - Cars, Model T

Cars and trucks are made differently. Cars and trucks are made more professionally, and they can be very luxurious.

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Theodore Santarelli de Brasch, Kennebunk, 1964

Seashore Trolley Museum

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

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Summer Street

There were trolley cars running back and forth to Bangor, and steam-powered vessels departing regularly from the wharf on the Penobscot to Boston.

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Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast


Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman