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Title: Woodsmen & horses
Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum
Date: circa 1900
Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes
Date: circa 1970
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Presque Isle Fire Department
Date: circa 1920
Location: Presque Isle
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.