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Title: Horse and master, c. 1912
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Date: circa 1912
Media: monochrome photograph
Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee
Date: circa 1900
Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.
This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.
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.