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Item 28803

Riverton Casino, showing Bathing Beach, Portland, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: circa 1912 Location: Portland Media: Postcard

Item 29151

Trolley and Tracks, Main Street, Kennebunk, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Kennebunkport Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: Kennebunk Media: Postcard

Item 29166

Panorama of Town House Corners with Car Barn, Kennebunkport, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Kennebunkport Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Kennebunkport Media: Photographic print


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Trolley Travel

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


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.


A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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Seashore Trolley Museum

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Surry by the Bay - Broadway by the Bay

… as Wuthering Heights, Arsenic and Old Lace, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Blithe Spirit. Actors included character actor Edward Everett Horton who…