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Item 15929

Title: Railroad Car #12, Sanford

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 26820

Title: Car #193, Portland, 1937

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: 1937

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 51065

Title: Construction car, Portland, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 44 View All

Item 74962

Address: Car Repair Shop, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad

Use: Car Repair Shop

Item 54513

Address: Assessor's Record, 343-349 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Miles B. Mank Motor Car Company

Use: Runway

Item 70669

Address: Car Inspectors Building, Preble Street Yard, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company

Use: Car Inspectors Building

Exhibits Showing 3 of 43 View All

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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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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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Motor Coachmen and their Stanley Cars, Poland Spring, 1911

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.

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Site

Theodore Santarelli de Brasch, Kennebunk, 1964

Seashore Trolley Museum

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Site

Railraod Sectionmen Spreading Ballast, Littleton, 1956

Oakfield Historical Society

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Site

Cruising off Squirrel Island, Boothbay Harbor, 1912

Stanley Museum

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII

by Vera Cleaves


West Point during World War II

Story

A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

by Doug Rawlings


A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

Story

The Wall

by Michael Uhl


What it means to have beaten the odds