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Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum
Date: circa 1890
Media: Wood and metal
Contributed by: Bar Harbor Fire Department
Location: Bar Harbor
Media: Metal and Wood
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Owner in 1924: Miles J Keating
Use: Lunch Cart
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.
The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community
Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.
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… while gunning in the woods that I invented a cart tongue such as are in general use for boy and baby carriages now I made a perfect cart with stake…
The teacher rolled a large, bulky projector on a cart into the classroom. The movies were reel-to-reel and usually featured newsreel type…
Historical Overview Map of Scarborough with MarshlandItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum Scarborough: They Called it…
My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All
by Randy Randall
Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.
by Donald C. Cunningham
A story about my father and our family.