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Item 22757

Snow roller, Castle Hill, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Haystack Historical Society

Date: circa 1925

Location: Castle Hill

Media: Photographic print

Item 13190

Snow roller, Caribou, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1930

Location: Caribou

Media: Photographic print

Item 30891

Horse Drawn Snow Roller, Guilford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Guilford

Media: Photographic print

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Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

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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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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 Lobster Trap Branding Iron, 1961

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 3 of 4

Now the rope is typically placed over a roller powered by a hydraulic hauler that pulls a trap up from the ocean floor.

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SEE NOTE Detail of USGS Topographical Map of Bath,  2000

Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

Designed initially as a roller rink, its large hall lined with galleries served as a site for many different functions.

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Horse Drawn Snow Roller, Guilford, ca. 1900

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

Instead of plowing the snow to the side of the road, the weight of these huge, heavy wooden rollers compacted the snow into a hard surface that…