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Item 11693

Wood snow plow

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: 1910

Media: Photographic print

Item 53176

Horse-drawn Snow Plow, Fairfield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1920

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 11805

Bell Snow Plow, Littleton, 1936

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: 1936

Location: Littleton

Media: Photographic print

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Item 83778

Assessor's Record, 44 Water street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas Adams Company

Use: Factory

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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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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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Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

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Horse Drawn Snow Roller, Guilford, ca. 1900

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

This snow roller is a typical example of the early machine drawn by horses or oxen to clear the way in winter for sleighs.

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John Martin's cart, Hampden, ca. 1833

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 0-73

Snow Otis Stone Reed Harding Martin's plow Martin's garden First passenger steamer Doctor Allen Rogers Tavern, apothecary shop

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Blizzard, Academy Street looking west, Hallowell, 1952

Historic Hallowell - Blizzards in Hallowell

Near the beginning of the storm, snow plows were able to clear the roads. Eventually neither cars nor the plows could even drive through it.