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Seashore Trolley Museum

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

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Riverside Park

Riverside Park Bangor, Hampden and Winterport trolley, Hampden, ca. 1900 Item 28024 infoHampden Historical Society

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

Like the railroads, trolley lines connected with one another, allowing passengers to travel greater distances.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad Trestle

These trolleys were used until 1946 when diesel engines were used. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley R.R., Presque Isle, ca. 1939

1939 Contributed by Seashore Trolley Museum Description Opening day in 1910 of the Aroostook Valley R.R. in Presque Isle.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

… Chapman Building offered eleven floors of office space and a commercial arcade. Cars and electric trolleys filled Congress Street.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - First electric railroad car in Bangor, 1889

… Description The first electric railroad -- or trolley -- began operating in Bangor in 1889. John Martin (1823-1904), an accountant and shopkeeper…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 3 of 4

The last trolley ran through Scarborough in 1932. As use of trolleys declined, use of automobiles became more widespread.

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Life on a Tidal River - Main Street, Bangor, ca. 1945

This photo was taken during the 1940s when the trolleys were still running through Bangor. A. Langdon Freese opened Freese’s in 1892 as a men’s…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 121-end

… on the new inventions and changes in life -- trolleys, gas, electric street lights, and U.S. Mail boxes.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin, Bangor, ca. 1868

… gardening and farming, business, boats, horses, trolleys, churches, and, especially dancing and music.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Riverside Park

The trolley was later owned and operated by the Bangor Railway and Electric Company. The Bangor, Hampden & Winterport Electric Company trolley