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Item 21153

Calais Street Railway car, St. Stephen, New Brunswick, ca. 1900

Contributed by: St. Croix Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: St. Stephen

Media: Photographic print

Item 26820

Car #193, Portland, 1937

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: 1937

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 51065

Construction car, Portland, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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Item 70669

Car Inspectors Building, Preble Street Yard, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company

Use: Car Inspectors Building

Item 70588

73-77 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Miles B. Mank Motor Car Company

Use: Auto Salesroom

Item 70590

79-85 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Miles B. Mank Motor Car Company

Use: Garage, public

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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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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.

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Bangor Railway & Electric Co. No. 76

Trolley Travel

Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.

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Will Brown with his Ford, Lincoln, ca. 1910

Lincoln, Maine - Cars, Model T

Cars and trucks are made differently. Cars and trucks are made more professionally, and they can be very luxurious.

Site Page

Theodore Santarelli de Brasch, Kennebunk, 1964

Seashore Trolley Museum

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

Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Summer Street

There were trolley cars running back and forth to Bangor, and steam-powered vessels departing regularly from the wharf on the Penobscot to Boston.

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan


Stories of growing up Downeast

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick


A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman