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Historical Items

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Item 20473

Dr. Cumston in horse drawn wagon

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Brunswick; Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 30229

Loring Market Wagon, North Yarmouth, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Skyline Farm Date: circa 1910 Location: North Yarmouth Media: wood, metal

Item 31026

Horse drawn vehicle on Main Street, Cumberland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Phil Chase through Prince Memorial Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Cumberland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Taber Wagon

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

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 4 of 4

Farmers would keep a horse and wagon for backup in case roads were impassable for an automobile. Auto racing began soon after the construction of the…

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Guilford, Maine - Around Town By: Piscataquis Community Middle School Students

… Community Middle School Students Horse Drawn Snow Roller, Guilford, ca. 1900 Item 30891 infoGuilford Historical Society SNOW ROLLING A…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

During the winter months when there was snow, sleigh cars replaced the horse cars. Some time after Portland became electrified in the 1880s, the…