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Item 12233

Old Augusta Road, Topsham

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Topsham

Media: Photograph, Print

Item 21176

Mountain Road

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: Mount Desert; Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 57204

Road crew on horse-drawn road grader, Strong, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Strong

Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits Showing 3 of 69 View All


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.


Main Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.


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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Pine Point Road, Scarborough, ca. 1907

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway

From there County Road went to the meadow onto Eastern Road, part of the Eastern Trail today, then meandered up over Scottow’s Hill and down the…

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Wyman Dam Construction Footbridge

Old Canada Road Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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John Meeker's Ford, Scarborough Beach, ca. 1903

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…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 6 View All


A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

by Doug Rawlings

A poem about my experiences in Vietnam


I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years

by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam


My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine

by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.